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Dagmar Kestner is creating work at the intersection of fashion, textile and sculpture.

By enhancing the traditional techniques of Macramé and Cavandoli she developed a signature weaving style.
Her sculptural leatherobjects and showpieces have been showcased internationally at exhibitions in galleries, and museums and are used for stage-performances and videos.

The German-Romanian designer completed her Master’s degree in Fashion Artefact at LCF London and assisted various London, Copenhagen and Berlin based designers. Amongst those Henrik Vibskov, Helle Mardahl and the former avant-garde label Vilsbøl de Arce.

Next to the project based works, Dagmar is creating and developing commercial pieces in limited edition under the acronym ‘989’. These are primarily made from the production remnants of luxury goods manufacturer and produced in Transylvania, her place of origin.