The Little Devil Corset

Through unwoven darts and pulled warp techniques become three dimensional. This collection of corsets express my fascination with the ways people have distorted their bodies in the name of beauty and art: historically, the corset and foot binding are well known. Being displayed on an … Read more

Temptation

Temptation

This work explores the complexity of sexual identity and gender. It was inspired by drag performances where men alter their bodies to appear as women. I was permitted to photograph performers while doing hair and makeup prior to a performance. One performer, Chocolat, granted me the … Read more

Corset I

Altered Ego Series I: Corset, 6.25 in x 2.75 x 1 inch

I have an interest in historic fashion.  Corsets, their construction and ability to distort the body, are of particular interest to me.  To weave this tiny tapestry corset I printed a pattern from a book.  Then with tape and scissors worked out how to lay it out … Read more