PROTOPROJECTS is an art project, which pursues the idea of mixing distinct cultures like Japanese and European in order to get to harmonious integration and synthesis of opposites. Combining traditional and modern techniques, eastern and western aspects of existence, as well as a great passion for crafts, this narrative incarnates in the form of limited objects of art and garment design.
PROTO 1 debut garment series refers to Japanese mythology, using images of spirits, ghosts and other folklore creaturesas a main part of design. Primary attention is given to craft techniques, such as hand-printing, hand-dyeing and hand-discoloration.Insome garments, thermochromic and photochromic inks are used, which creates an effect of print appearing from temperatureor sunlight. Absolutely all labels as well as accompanying objects like posters and packaging are also printed manually.