Fashion

ANYANGO MPINGA, TEXTURED JACQUARD, SCARIFICATION 1
ANYANGO MPINGA, TEXTURED JACQUARD, SCARIFICATION 1

curiosity and the cloth

fashion event

A fashion event is planned as part of the opening celebrations of IOTA21, 17-19 September 2021.

It will take place at Boola Bardip / WA Museum in Perth on Sunday 19 September, in collaboration with Curtin University's Department of Design and the Built Environment, as well as several community partners.

This event is supported by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts and the Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program.

Yonga Booka (Cloak) with burn etched design and Garba Mundju Matta Goto, a well-seasoned wood stick handle on a coiled bag/basket hand-dyed using Marri resin.
Photographer: Eddie Resera
Model: Lulkbudia Mclean-Gerrard
Yonga Booka (Cloak) with burn etched design and Garba Mundju Matta Goto, a well-seasoned wood stick handle on a coiled bag/basket hand-dyed using Marri resin. Photographer: Eddie Resera Model: Lulkbudia Mclean-Gerrard

lea taylor

feature artist

Lea Taylor is an award-winning Aboriginal Artist/Weaver with strong cultural connections to Bibbulmun boodja. She creates work made from nature, traditional and contemporary Aboriginal weaving.  Lea’s passion for weaving has resulted in the dedication of countless hours to the exploration of her craft, facilitating cultural exchange through storytelling and shared experiences. She is also the owner and creative director of Creative Culture an Aboriginal owned and operated business based in Boorloo (Perth W A), which offers a variety of Weaving, Art & Cultural Education Workshops and event opportunities.