Dear Shaded Viewers,

You’ve just seen in my previous post how the artist/photographer, Alessandro Zuek Simonetti, applied his creative direction to the U.P.W.W. Research project. I thought that it would make sense to show you some of his photography work. His documentary projects focus on niche cultures and subjects. He’s been photographing since he was a teen and fascinated by the underground scenes and movements including graffiti, skaters, punk and squats.

Alessandro Simonetti has published works and curatorial projects with subjects ranging from Raymond Pettibon to Larry Clark, Scott Campbell, John Giorno and the Wutang Clan.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.