i-D Magazine | Dan Thawley
'...the installation includes a four minute film conceived at (Lee) Roach’s spring/summer 13 show by the young British filmmaker Luke Clayton Thompson. Shot solely during the official runway show, the piece betrays little evidence of the traditional show setting – masterfully excluding the audience from each frame. Jolting freeze frames dissolve into slow-motion sequences, as Thompson captures the contrast between Roach’s austere, monochrome garments with the ornate Victorian salons.'
Dazed & Confused | Trey Taylor
“Film is the perfect gateway for me to express myself,” explains London filmmaker and Slade School of Fine Art student Luke Clayton Thompson, whose SS13 project for Lee Roach was an internet hit. His dark VHS aesthetic is simultaneously a throwback to artists like Henry Bond and Susan Mogul and a fast-forward to fashion’s future.