Mads Hemmingsen


Danish, 1998


Thesis: So i Started Acting

Mads L. Hemmingsen (1998) invites the audience for a glimpse inside Copenhagen actors’
cafeteria on a side street of the Danish Broadway. He is interested in the distinction between
backstage and frontstage performances. When does the acting stop? He explores these
differences with a collection that takes inspiration from staples of the menswear wardrobe.
By manipulating fabrics and rethinking sewing techniques, he plays with the suggestions of
these garments on- or off stage.