Category Archives: feminine

Alberta College of Art + Design, Artawearness IIX

This Is Kyle Nylund, a gifted fibre arts graduate from Alberta College of Art + Design here. His costumes, makeup & hair design & choreography all came together to delight the audience. Kyle told me his entry this year was largely influenced by his experiences at Burning Man in the Nevada desert. Kyle said, ” […]


More on the Feminine

This is Taryn Mckay’s entry in the ACAD Artawearness IIX perfomance earlier this year. “The nest headpieces I have made represent fertility & the female. They symbolise a major role that women play in society as mothers & caretakers. Each piece speaks about an issue or decision that all women are faced with in their […]


Archetypes of the Feminine

In my Opus BA studies I am exploring the archetypes of the feminine and was reminded of Kimberly Johansen’s entry, Telling Stories Through the Body, in this year’s Alberta College of Art + Design here Artawearness performance. She made a costume for each archetype ‘from richly embellished, silk-screened & printed paper, exotic fabrics & found objects.’ […]