ELEEN HALVORSEN is a New York based Norwegian conceptual artist, designer and curator working across different mediums, fusing garment making, leather work, objects and sculpture - wearable as well as pure “objects of desire”. Her designs often deals with themes surrounding the abstracted body and textures, fusing traditional garment construction with unconventional patternmaking, experimental fabric manipulations and unique silhouettes.
Born and and raised in Norway, Eleen Halvorsen moved to New York to attend Parsons The New School for Design, from where she graduated in 2012. In April 2013 she launched her first conceptual capsule collection - Dancing Under The Black Moon. Since the inception of her namesake brand Halvorsen has been in charge of every step of construction from concept development through draping of the muslin, patternmaking to constructing the final sample, creating a language truly her own. Often taking inspirations from her moody hometown off the East Coast of Norway.
Since her launch Eleen Halvorsen has achieved editorial and written coverage from top publications including: Interview, Numero Tokyo, SCHON, StyleZeitgeist, Bullett Magazine Huffington Post and Refinery29, among others.