Nika Danielska is a fashion designer based in Wroclaw, Poland who is making waves in the fashion world with her unique and imaginative creations. Her wearable artistic objects are inspired by skeletal designs and often referred to as exoskeletons, drawing inspiration from nature and the human body.
This unusual designer proposes accessory that remember elaborate bone-structures to be worn: necklaces, masks and stiff headgear that cage the body. Mainly realized with paper and wireframe to make the so complex structures also light.
Nika’s work has been featured in several exhibitions worldwide, including individual shows in Amsterdam, London, and Prague, as well as group exhibitions in Russia, the USA, China, and Poland. In 2015, her work was showcased at the Costume Design at The Turn of The Century exhibition in Ireland.
Her most recent exhibition, The Big Squeeze: Corset as Art, was curated by Laura Crow in New York and featured photography, installation, and video presentations. Nika’s work was also featured in the World of Wearable Art Competition, where she won the Under the Microscope Section. She was the Runner Up to the Supreme WOW Award for the Ernst Haeckel’s Bride garment.
Nika’s innovative and unique designs have caught the attention of the fashion world and are becoming increasingly popular among fashion enthusiasts who appreciate unusual and avant-garde pieces. Her work has also been featured in a project called “Baldpieces,” which seeks to break the taboo surrounding balding with headpieces designed to accentuate different balding patterns.
Invisible Disability, a cross-disciplinary project realized by three artists from three countries, including the UK, Iceland, and Poland, also features Nika’s work and is set to take place from November 2021 to May 2022.
Nika Danielska’s work is truly one-of-a-kind, and her dedication to pushing boundaries and creating unique wearable art has made her a standout in the fashion world.