“Act Da Fool” a film by Harmony Korine, debuting on ProenzaSchouler.com this September. Featuring Proenza Schouler’s Fall/Winter 2010 collection, the short film was shot in Nashville, Tennessee and styled by Mel Ottenberg.
For their Fall 2010 collection, Proenza Schouler designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCullough became inspired by the dark and urban works of artist Christopher Wool, creating their geeky-glamorous versions of uniforms, fielding duffel coats, prim white button-downs, cropped blazers and distorted plaids. To showcase the Fall 2010 collection, the CFDA award-winning duo opted for a short film, a way in which so many designers are going now, but Proenza Schouler decided to go with rogue film maker and Director, Harmony Korine. Nowness share quotes from Harmony Korine below..
“In a series of hazy 8mm vignettes, accompanied by a soft, lilting voice over, the girls skulk around schoolyards, spray graffiti, drink, smoke, pose and embrace, evoking the loneliness, confusion and overwhelming wonder of growing up. Korine himself puts a more defiant spin on the film: “It’s about girls who sleep in abandoned cars and set things on fire. It’s about the great things in life. The stars in the sky and lots of malt liquor.”
You can see more stills from the short film here.