Exploring discourses of the body
Mantilla and The Manifestation of The Snake
Veil Mantilla: Hand-painted (MX dye) silk organza, stainless steel armature
Spine: Found plastic, Stainless steel
Dress & hat Manisf. Snake: Paper, paint, fabric, plastic, last photo documented by Ariana Bendana.
Contemplation of La Mantilla
Spine, veil, and dress (unpainted)
Model: Isabelle Dorvillier
Snippets of original video; an exploration of traditional wear's semantics.
First Rendering of Exidia Glandulosa
Faux leather, plastic net, knit (fabric) skirt with serged seams
Model: Theresa-Xuan Bui
Tributo Al Sacraficio
Stills from video performance.
Dress: found plastic, color lights, ribbon, yarn, thread
Snake Skin and Rose
Bag Snake Skin: freehand embroidery on plastic, ribbon
Garments Rose: macrame, yarn, synthetic fabrics, scorched seams
Model: Darian Murray
MY BODY / Energy / Organ
Headpiece MY BODY: hand embroidery on mask, in Old English font
Top Energy: tapestry weaving made into tube top styled shirt, found fabrics, ribbon, MX dyed yarns
Bag Organ: Off loom "honeycomb" style (inverted), rope
Documented by Ariana Bendana