Sunday, May 19, 2024

World First Art and Fashion Collaboration

A world first in fashion and art collaboration is taking place in Perth at the Art Gallery of Western Australia with a 3-day event starting on Friday 19 April at 6.30pm. The Look, look.knit collaboration is between contemporary artist Anna Park, designer WAH-WAH Australia and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

It is part of the Look,look. Anna Park exhibition, an Australian first, that will debut more than 15 never-before-seen charcoal and ink works on paper that feverishly captures the spirit of contemporary life, created specifically for AGWA. WAH-WAH will be incorporating Park’s signature drawings over their exciting knitwear for a limited edition capsule collection.

“Drawing inspiration from popular culture…Park’s works address the cultural construction of identity, sexuality and power…as she intentionally remixes elements from various art movements and styles, including…Andy Warhol …to comic artists…”

– Art Gallery of Western Australia

A free launch party will be held on Friday 19 April from 6.30pm. Reserve your tickets here.

The VIP opening night event will be hosted by Vogue Australia director Edwina McCann on Saturday 20 April at 6.30pm and will include a Q&A with WAH-WAH designer Kaylene Milner and the artist, Anna Park. Tickets are $50.

The celebrations will continue with a free talk given by Anna Park the following afternoon, Sunday, at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, and a discussion with exhibition curator Rachel Ciesla, Lead Creative, Simon Lee Foundation Institute of Contemporary Asian Art. Reserve your place.

There’ll be the opportunity to get up close and personal with WAH-WAH Australia designer Kaylene Milner. The meet-the-maker talk will cover her career evolution and how this collaboration with Anna Park and the AGWA came about. This is also a free event, and you can reserve your place here.

See you there!

Featured Image is of art by Anna Park, and can be seen on her Instagram @annaparkart

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