Ichiko stays in some areas. She can get some impressions from there and then change them into an installation of fashion. She collects everyday life items The purpose of the installation is to give people a new perception on their daily life. This is an Art project send from Japan to the world.
fifi collection has a lot of themes of various mental states of mind. It is a Performance in the shape of fashion show based on the stories created by fifi .
"fifi" is an art unit produced by Ichiko Funai. "fifi" started to work as fashion bland, Ichiko produced some fashion shows, stage costumes for a play and some performances.
The model and Ichiko use one cloth and one pair of scissors and perform in improvisation. The cloth moves like living and changes into clothes. Ultimately the cloth transfigures into a costume. It is the antithesis of stereotypical fashion shows.
Contemporary, Costume Artist. Born in Osaka, Japan (1990).
- She researches the character of the place where she stays. - She makes some outfit made of materials and culture by her finding in her activity base. (She uses some method of workshop and makes it with the people living there) - She does a walking performance with peple living there. - Finally she forms it as movie and opens it.