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PechaKucha Presentation

Self-made Mermaid

PRESENTED ON AUG 17, 2017
IN DAYTON @ VOL 32

Jacobee Rose Buchanan relates her history playing dress-up as a kid and how it led to entering a mermaid contest (again and again) in aduthood.

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Brigid KO Designs

BY BRIGID OESTERLING
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 11, 2014

Designer Brigid Oesterling of BrigidKO creates couture costuming and clothing made primarily from innertubes and recycled materials. Her focus has been to use innertubes from cars, motorcycles and bicycles. Not your typical recycled-wear, the recycled rubber material often has a leather look which the designer masterfully balances with other materials, often masking the identity of the innertube. Her work is innovative and, these unique pieces are both delicate and bold. 

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No Pictures, Please!

BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.

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Costume Customs

BY CAMILO PACHÓN
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Camilo Pachón's presentation is as colorful as the subjects depicted in his collection of portraits from the city of Barranquilla's traditional carnival, where he found inspiration for a research project embracing the concept of "costume" beyond the festivities.

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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Fashionable Detroit

BY NABEELA NAJJAR
@ VOL 32 ON JUN 29, 2017

As a fashion and costume designer, Nabeela Najjar creates garments that are heavily influenced by dreams and nature. She recently graduated from the College for Creative Studies where she focused on fiber and textiles design.

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The Family of Jin, A Master-level Costume Presentation

BY STACE FELDMANN
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Stace Feldmann, owner of Strange Land Costuming and founder of the Madison Area Costuming Society, presents a breakdown of the five-month build on four complicated costumes for competition, created and worn by two other members of MACS. These award-winning costumes show the range of skills and techniques learned by this group of hobby cosplayers, as well as the challenges of bringing characters to life.

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Costumes From Fit to Stage

BY SARAH BELL
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2018

Research. Discovery. Literature. Creativity. 

These are the factors that drive Sarah Bell, costume designer wth the Whitefish Theatre Company. At times, Sarah's skills need to be as various as her motivations. Costumes define characters. To discover that definition, it takes a talanted person with a creative vision, as well as someone who must often achieve feats of engineering to make that vision come to life, 

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Walking through history

BY ANGELA MOMBERS
@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Angela Mombers makes detailled and rich reproductions of historical costumes, usually of nobility. het costumes frange from the 15th till beginning of 20th century. She is inspired by antique paintings and museum artifacts. The process of costume making is followed by thousands of fans via her Instagram account Walking Through History and on FB Walking Through History with Jasper and Angela - from inspiration, via tutorials towards the end result.

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Cosplay Culture

BY LILLIE FORTEAU
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

Cosplay Culture and how it changes lives and brings strangers together in very special ways. Lillie Forteau explains.