Pink & Green

Anta Hirlekar
Pink & Green
May 19ᵗʰ - September 16ᵗʰ 2018

The ideology behind Anta Hirlekars (born 1986) design evolves around the merging of craft and fashion sensibility in a characteristic way. Her designs consist of artistic color combinations and hand embroidered textile with strong focus on rich textures.

Anta graduated with a BA degree in fashion design with a special focus on print in 2012 and with an MA degree in textile design for fashion in 2014, both from Central Saint Martins in London. She has participated in numerous exhibitions in Iceland and abroad such as London and Paris Fashion Week, Espoo Museum of Modern Art in Finland and Icelands Museum of Design and Applied Art. Anta was nominated for the DV Cultural Prize in 2015 and the Icelandic Design Awards 2015. Anta received a Fashion Special Prize in the design-competition International Talent Support in Italy 2014.

Curator: Hlynur Hallsson.