The pictures directed by Simon Te feels like a sigh in the heart. Like a music box that keeps on playing long after the dancing bodies have gone. A certain softness, a color in the light, the necessary tension, all this made into a coherent visual language to convey a mood. This makes Simon one of the strongest storytellers out here and a very exciting collaborator to create things with.
What was it like working with Bagasao?
It always feel like we’re telling a personal story. There’s always a sense of feeling that is very real.
What do you think of slow fashion?
I think slow fashion is intention. The same intention we should be putting into everything we do and make.
How do you stay creative and driven during quarantine?
Non-complacency and the feeling that 2020 has come and is going.
Has something changed in your creative process?
I feel that I’ve been more unapologetic with what I want to create. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to move towards — more