Floyd Rorije
graduate of ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Arnhem

Floyd Rorije, graduated from ArtEZ University of the Arts, was selected by the Dutch jury to participate in Lichting 2023.

YOU AND I S*X: a play A-Gender collection channeling Punk/Rock influences, while embracing sustainability. This innovative 11-piece collection resurrects second-hand garments and unused fabrics, crafting a timeless fusion. The designs transcend gender boundaries, echoing the fearless style of rockstars from past decades who shattered norms. Floyd’s distinct touch blends leather and upcycling, ensuring longevity for each piece – akin to the enduring allure of a black moto jacket. Floyd’s creative process is an organic exploration, an amalgamation of vintage treasures leading to unique outcomes. Prioritizing durability and quality, Floyd champions the use of enduring materials like vintage leather, destined to age gracefully and endure through generations.