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MA-graduate collection 
Justus Kantakoski
Fashion, Collection and Textile Design
Aalto University 
- DIESEL award
- Näytös19 Fashion Show / 29.5.2019, Helsinki
 
Catwalk photography: Guillaume Roujas 

 
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CASTOR & POLLUX a collection of the ancient myth
 
The collection tells the tragic story about love and loss of Dioscuri, the twin brothers. It's collection about divinity, death and immortality It's a collection about the constellation known as Gemini. It's a collection about eternity.
 
 Design and performance: Justus K
Photography: Kanerva Mantila
Photoshoot coordinator and photography assistant: Pilvi Uuttu
Photoshoot assistants: Piera Giordano and Stefano Di Pirro
Special thanks to Villa Lante
The collection funded by the Finnish Culture Foundation and the Arts Promotion Centre Finland
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Maunula Collection / collaboration with visual artist Otto Karvonen
Artists in residence
May 2018 – Aug 2018

Artistic street fashion collaboration with Otto Karvonen
Prodcution: m-cult

The Project was gathering local people and volunteers to work for an artistic collection curated by the artists. 

Hand woven and printed textiles were created together in Maunula, Helsinki and the project was presented at the Helsinki Festival in the Night of the Arts in august 2018.

Artists: Justus K & Otto Karvonen
Production: m-cult
Weaving specialist: Virve Väyrynen
Textile Printing and pattern specialist: Emilia Kuurila
Photography: Jaime Culebro
 
Design team and participants:

Merja Aro
Linda Backström
Jaime Culebro
Oliver Eagle-Wilsher
Pouram Ebrahimi
Christina Fransas
Jenni Hallikainen
Annika Huvinen
Nina Ingalsuo
Jasmine
Sira Niipola
Maarit Kiviniemi
Outi Luukkonen
Daniel Malpica
Anna Niinimäki
Liisa Nummela
Marja Oksa-Pallasvuo
Tuula Saari
Juha Saitajoki


 
Models:
Justus Kantakoski, Otto Karvonen,
Kaisa Kukkonen, Liisa Nummela, Otto Rokka, Rauno Rönnberg
Special thanks to:
Fida
Helsingin työväenopisto
Lankamaailma
LankavaMaunula-talo
Asukastalo Saunabaari
Suomen lanka
 
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KASKI - paper couture
by Justus K

Photography: Verna Kovanen
Hair: Katarina Eskelinen / Qtime
Make-up: Jenni Salonoja
Models: Nina P and Anna Talvi
Shoes: RARA and Justus K

 

Fashion atelier collaboration: Hannele Kiema / Nahkastudio Kiema Ky

Collection sponsored by the Finnish Forest Foundation, FILONA
and Papyrus Finland Oy

www.vernakovanen.com
www.rara.fi

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www.metsasaatio.fi
www.lappajarvenvarjaamo.fi 
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Justus K 2 Photography Copyright Timo Nyman
Justus K 3 Photography Copyright Timo Nyman
Justus K 1 Photography Copyright Timo Nyman

Justus K for EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

Installation / Fashion's Sake exhibition

"For Fashion’s Sake displays the interface between fashion and art and consists of works by thirteen young Nordic fashion designers who are working on the forefront of fashion and either have already reached or are on the cusp of an international breakthrough. The exhibition has been curated by EMMAs Chief Curator Reetta Kalajo."

Design and concept: Justus K

Photography: Timo Nuyman

Pattern Cutter: Suvi Hänninen

www.emmamuseum.fi

Justus K 3 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM
Justus K 4 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM
Justus K 2 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM
Justus K 5 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM
Justus K 1 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM
Justus K 6 Photography Copyright Maija Toivanen HAM

Kalliolainen katupartio

Installation / Helsinki Pride 2017

Fabrics for the installation are handmade from recycled textiles donated by local Drag Artists.

Design and concept: Justus K

Photography: Maija Toivanen / HAM

Pattern Cutter: Suvi Hänninen

Funded by Kone Foundation

Collaboration with HAM Helsinki Art Museum,

Helsinki Pride and Ruskeat Tytöt Media.

www.koneensaatio.fi  www.hamhelsinki.fi

www.helsinkipride.fi  www.ruskeattytot.fi

Justus K 4 Photography Copyright Laura Iisalo
Justus K 1 Photography Copyright Laura Iisalo
Justus K 2 Photography Copyright Laura Iisalo
Justus K 3 Photography Copyright Laura Iisalo
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PEFC Wood Works x Justus K

Installation / Helsinki Design Week

Fabrics for the installation are woven from PEFC certificated paper yarn.

Design and concept: Justus K

Photography: Laura Iisalo

Pattern Cutter: Hannele Kiema

Dressmaker: Suvi Hänninen

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Collaboration with HAM Helsinki Art Museum,

OMNIA Espoo and PEFC Finland.

 www.hamhelsinki.fi

www.omnia.fi  www.pefc.fi

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VENEZIA

Hand printed experimental textiles 

Design and photography: Justus K

PREVIOUS WORKS

© 2019 by Justus K

La Dame du Printemps/The Lady of Spring Student design award of the 1.618 Sustainable Luxury fair Material sponsors: International Herald Tribune, A NOUS PARIS and the 1.618 fair magazine 29.3.-1.4.2012 Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris _____________________________________ Design and Style: Justus K Photography: Alexander JE Bradley Make-up: Isa Väkiparta Camera Assistant: Robert Suwart Model: Fidji www.alexanderjebradley.com © Alexander JE Bradley