Martin Margiela’s Documentary At Tribeca Festival


After “Dior And I”, we have another fashion documentary to add to our list, “The Artist Is Absent”, an incredible documentary about Martin Margiela, one of the most famous mysteries in fashion.

Produced by Yoox Group and filmed by Alison Chernick, the documentary was selected for the Narrative/Documentary category at the Tribeca Film Festival, and explores the creativity and career of the Belgian designer featuring reports from a selection of fashion personalities like the fashion journalist Suzy Menkes, fashion designers Jean-Paul Gaultier and Raf Simons, and even Geert Brulot, the businessman of “Fashion Retail” and the first to discover Margiela’s talent.

The documentary full version will be available online from April 27 on the Yoox Group’s Web sites –, and
For now let’s take another look at the trailer:

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