Screen Capture exhibition:
Parent and Child interviews revisited.
January 26 – 28 2019
In a fast-paced ever-changing world it’s important to occasionally stop and reflect on things done, and experiences shared. Pirouette’s Parent & Child interviews provide a snapshot in time of both the parent and their child. For the new Pirouette Screen Capture exhibition at Playtime Paris we ask a group of past participants to revisit their original interviews. With the children now in their teens, and the parents a little older they consider some new questions and reflect on their original answers.
Cristina Villegas opened children’s fashion and lifestyle store YOYA back in 2002 after the birth of her first child Mila (see parent and child interview from 2011). Fast forward to 2018 and Yoya now has an online outlet. So what is it about this children’s fashion gem in the West Village, NYC that keeps customers coming back. We discover more about this ever evolving bricks and mortar in this YOYA store Profile.
Georges has three passions, cars, especially Taxis ; nature (animals and flowers) and all kind of books. “He is a very happy, tempered and funny little boy, a real clown says” his mother Pauline Lévêque, a journalist (jolpress.com – paulineleveque.com)
Lief is particular about people’s names. She has to know everyone’s names. It’s the first question she asks when she meets someone. Is it because her own name is so particular and so charming? Ilana, her mother adds “Lief also loves dressing up especially in my clothes and heels”. No surprise when your mom is a fashion designer! Ilana is the founder of children’s brand Little Lief.
Born in South Korea, Namhee Lee graduated with a degree in design and worked as a commercial interior designer predominantly in the fashion industry for over ten years. She moved to New York in 2002, started a family, and continued pursuing her passion for melding form and fashion. Now a mother of two sons, Maddox and Ian, Namhee is inspired daily about the role beautiful objects can play in a happy home, both with regard to function and fashion. Namhee‘s creations are available at Yoya, ABC Carpet and Home and Pomme in New York, as well as Etsy.com.