LONDON — Naomi Campbell is getting her personal main exhibition on the Victor & Albert museum in London’s South Kensington.
The exhibition, titled “Naomi,” will run from June 22, 2024, to April 6, 2025, and hint her four-decade profession that includes gadgets and objects from designers corresponding to Alexander McQueen, Azzedine Alaïa, Gianni and Donatella Versace, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint Laurent and extra.
“I’m honored to be requested by the V&A to share my life in garments with the world,” Campbell stated in a brief assertion.
“Naomi Campbell’s extraordinary profession intersects with the very best of excessive trend. She is acknowledged worldwide as a supermodel, activist, philanthropist and artistic collaborator, making her one of the prolific and influential figures in modern tradition,” stated Sonnet Stanfill, senior curator of trend on the V&A.
British Vogue’s outgoing editor Edward Enninful has fashioned an set up for the showcase that may function imagery from Nick Knight, Steven Meisel and Tim Walker.
The exhibition will contact upon Campbell’s initiatives all through her profession, from assembly Nelson Mandela; becoming a member of the Black Ladies Coalition in 1989; campaigning for The Range Coalition with Iman and Bethann Hardison; her assist for Come up Style Week, and spotlighting Emerge, the worldwide initiative that she began in 2022.
The mannequin was not too long ago a part of Apple TV+’s documentary sequence “The Tremendous Fashions” alongside Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Cindy Crawford.
“I’m myself as a changemaker. As a changemaker, I assumed this was one thing that was factor to do. I do know that it’s quick trend, and that individuals have their criticism. I’m not denying them. However as a changemaker, I felt this was a good way to impact change within the business in getting my rising designers acknowledged and seeing them on a worldwide platform,” Campbell informed WWD in an interview forward of her collaboration with PrettyLittleThing that launched at New York Style Week.