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Alexander Wang showcases SS12 campaign video with New York installation

Alexander Wang’s spring/summer 2012 campaign video is being shown as an installation under the High Line in the Chelsea Gallery District in New York.

Starring model Liya Kebede, and directed by James Lima, it’s inspired by arcade video games and racing cars. The installation itself sees the video projected on the windows of fabricated crashed cars (as the above picture shows) using Spyeglass rear-projection film.

It was produced by Matthew Shattuck of Dissident Industries Inc. and  creative director Christopher Simmonds.

A short, teaser version of the video can be seen here:

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Lanvin turns to stop motion to animate decadent models in SS12 campaign film

Despite a lot to live up to following the success of its Pitbull-backed dancing short last season, Lanvin has managed to outdo itself in the video stakes for spring/summer 2012, this time with a stop motion spot shot once again by Steven Meisel.

It stars models Aaron Vernon, Angus Low, Aymeline Valade, Johannes Schulze, Marte Mei van Haaster, and Othilia Simon.

Set around a somewhat debauched dinner table complete with snakes, it ties together images of the group by animating them to the tune of Maxine Ashley’s ‘Cookieman’, produced by Pharrell Williams.

Watch it below:

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Two more beautiful campaign films: Vanessa Bruno, Marni for H&M

Following on from the Prada, Victoria, Victoria Beckham and T by Alexander Wang post below, here’s a quick look at two further SS12 campaign releases this week.

First up is Marni’s H&M spot, shot by none other than Hollywood director Sofia Coppola. The ad stars actress Imogen Poots, and was filmed in Marrakesh, Morocco, at a house that Coppola once went to with friends. It is set to the soundtrack, Avalon, by Bryan Ferry:

 

There’s a great behind-the-scenes video here, too, in which Coppola says she wanted to do something artful that would represent Marni.

And Kate Bosworth returns to Vanessa Bruno again this season, in a beautiful film called Moonlight.

Directed by Stephanie Di Giusto, it comes accompanied with a conceptual passage describing it to be about “a stellar girl, a radiant girl who clutches onto the moon and arrives in an unknown land, on unmarred ground, as immaculate as her white ensemble”: