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New Exuberance

There are thrilling issues occurring within the textiles house. A lot in order that Adelaide’s JAM FACTORY is exhibiting the most recent touring exhibition New Exuberance: Modern Australian Textile Design. The exhibition is celebrating the work of rising and established textile creatives by artwork, design and vogue.

Presenting items from over 30 various and multidisciplinary creatives, together with Indigenous artists and designers, the exhibition – curated by Meryl Ryan in collaboration with Adelaide’s JamFactory, just isn’t one to overlook.

If loud and proud is your factor, add Nixi Killick to your checklist of creatives bringing dwelling the color. With outsized zippers, vibrant & cool leggings and color for days, Nixi creates clothes that makes confetti look boring.

Romance was Born, established by Anna Plunkett and Luke Gross sales in 2005, is a up to date vogue home that produces assertion items with frilly materials and extremely intricate beading.

Followers would already pay attention to their collaboration with First Nations artists Atong Atem and The Social Studio.  Artwork by Atong Atem, impressed by walks alongside the Merri Creek, function in an ethically produced capsule assortment by the duo in collaboration with The Social Studio. Considerate, moody items in free silhouettes from this collaboration provide a definite distinction with the intense patterns and complicated beading that Romance is Born is understood for, additionally on show.  

The modern Iordanes Spyridon Gogos creates items which might be sustainable, futuristic, and gender various. Recognized for his large proportions, quirky silhouettes and dazzling cacophony of colors, Gogos’s work has been described in some quarters as electrifying. Two of his items, not proven right here, are included on this thrilling exhibition.  

Award-winning Gunditjmara and Torres Straight Islander artist Lisa Waup has been collaborating with Melbourne dressmaker Verner since 2017 to provide thrilling vogue that’s as eye catching as it’s effectively designed.  Count on to see a couple of items from their newest collaboration.

Queer artist, designer and Marrithiyel man Paul McCann closed the current Melbourne Vogue Competition to wild applause with a show-stopping formal robe and menswear suiting. Combining, sequins, hand portray and combined textiles, in lower than two years Paul has established himself as a famend  artist and designer of artisanal robes and mens fits. Take the chance to see his work up shut, there’s extra to see.

WAH-WAH, created by Kaylene Milner, is a road put on model that’s impressed by previous document covers, gig posters, and comedian books. The wooly “wearable artwork” is daring, brilliant, cheerful and enjoyable. (See featured Picture)

With many different famend creatives featured, New Exuberance: Modern Australian Textile Design is displaying at JamFactory now, till 23 April. Entry is free.

Featured Picture: @wah_wah_australia
Featured Picture Credit:

Photographer: Lexi Laphor
Fashions: Julie Faint & Kirthana Selvaraj
Stylist: Kirsty Barros
Make-Up: Celeste Gubb
Hair: Elaska
Artwork: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran
Clogs: Birkenstock

Please notice: Photographs on this submit are completely different to works included within the New Exuberance exhibition


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