Hello! My name is Grace Tan and I am a clothing designer/artist. I started kwodrent in 2003 as a project to explore design in a new light. kwodrent is a progressive series of original works based on the study of rectangles, referenced to materials and construction methods. Each design/work in the collection is numbered and dated to form a chronological record of the development. kwodrent hopes to challenge how clothes are designed and perceived. For now, it has served as a starting point for exciting new discussions and collaborations.
November: Utterubbish, curated by Jackson Tan at the Singapore Design Festival
Later this year: kwodrent’s winter edition series will be available at 59 broadwick street
December & February: V.I.S.T.A.Lab, a collaboration with Choy Ka Fai of Theatreworks
Roman Photo by Ruth
Underground French music. It’s one of those early 80s beats. Something fun and synthetic.
Saku by Susumu Yokota
The song reminds me of working on one of those quiet and slow afternoons, totally immersed in my own world.
It Never Entered My Mind by Miles Davis
My all time favorite jazz track. Very emotive.
02/00 by B. Fleischmann
My favorite when I’m working. In fact, I like the entire ‘Welcome Tourist’ album very much. Again, one of those tracks which I play when I am working alone.
Every Wednesday, Culturepush presents The Dada Record, a weekly post for artists to share the music that gets their creative juices flowing.