Materials: Wood reed, Coconut Bark, Copper wire, cloth, acrylic paint. Painting, layers, embroidery and beading embellish the surface of additional quilted layers on the Tunic. Hat is Basketry processes of coiling wire and reed with fabric covering that is painted and embroidered. Faux Fur is used as a soft eco friendly lining for comfortable wear of the headdress.Pinafore Dimensions: 48” x 24” x 4” . Sculptural Headdress Dimensions: 18” x 22” x 12"
Sewing surreal symbolic agriculture narratives of animal conservation and plant preservation. Inspired by sacred symbolism of surface design on the cloth and environmental sustainability stories about community confluence and a complex spatial relationship of zoological codependency and species biodiversity.
A wearable art story about folkloric Feline & Fish narratives in both the Aztec festival cultures of costume creationism. A new perspective on the historical reconstruction of clothing characters, merging art history, textile techniques and ancient anthropomorphic narratives of plants and animals.