Wallpaper* has collaborated with film director David Lynch and stage director Robert Wilson to guest edit its October issue. Each has edited his own section of the magazine and created his own covers, bringing the motion picture and live performance to the printed page.
Readers will be able to animate Wilson's still images by using a striped sheet of acetate (within the issue) and a technique called ombro cinema. QR codes scanned by a smartphone take readers directly to a link where Wilson's films are playing.
In this issue, Lynch aims to take readers to a better place and a higher plane of consciousness. "What we've tried to do with the magazine is to make it more dimensional," said Wilson, who referenced his experience as a theatre director, designer, writer, choreographer and performer.
Wilson animated a series of his startling video portraits. Wallpaper* will also launch its first iPad app to complement the issue, including original content from both directors.
“This year's guest editors completely changed people's ideas about what was possible in film and theatre. It's what we try to do in print, challenge and over-turn expectations. As ever, expect the unexpected,” said Tony Chambers, Wallpaper's editor-in-chief.
“The guest edited issue is often our biggest-selling of the year, seeing us work with creative titans and deliver innovative publishing techniques. This guest edited issue will not disappoint,” said Wallpaper* publishing director Gord Ray.
The October issue, entitled Director's Cut, goes on sale tomorrow.
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