The clothing collection is made through mixed media, using embroidery and prints on cotton twill and cotton canvas. The collection is inspired in the Andean “polleras” or skirts, and is the result of a process of deconstruction and reinterpretation. The blouses and suits that complement this pieces reference the uniformization and militarization of a public policy, aiming also to evoke the strength and capacity of victims to defend themselves and overcome the irreversible while the images and symbols printed in the fabrics comment on the universe of institutions, activists, press and characters related to the case.
Source: This Is Paper
Lucia Cuba‘s designing skills and fashion’s international character teamed up for the actvist design project “Articulo 6: narratives of gender, strength and politics”. This project aims to raise awareness about the forced sterilizations that took place during Alberto Fujimori’s goverment in Peru from 1996 to 2000, and it’s named after the Sixth Article of the Second Chapter in the General Health Law of Peru that establishes people’s right to choose their contraception method according to their own will. 12 actions and one clothing collection composes Articulo 6.
May 20 13 @ 5:32 PMTom Petty & the Heartbreakers
May 21 13 @ 5:23 PMMoMA's Annual Party in the Garden
May 22 13 @ 5:37 PMof Montreal at Music Hall of Williamsburg
May 23 13 @ 5:27 PMØDD Spring Sale
May 24 13 @ 5:40 PMYacht at Shea Stadium
May 25 13 @ 5:50 PMJames Murphy and Special Guests at Grand Prospect Hall
May 26 13 @ 5:54 PMOneohtrix Point Never at Saint Vitus
May 27 13 @ 6:01 PMA conversation With James Murphy
May 28 13 @ 5:46 PMNaoaki Funayama: X-don at Ouchi Gallery
May 29 13 @ 6:06 PMMarina & The Diamonds and Charli XCX