Monday, 2 August 2010

Painswick Wearable Art

Saturday 31st July was Painswick Wearable Art Parade and Alison made a fabulous work of art which Susi modelled for the day!
Getting ready for the parade - serious moment checking the look!
















The hat - recycled lampshade, solar panel, lightbulbs designed by Alison












It was a surreal experience and such great fun! To see close up details enlarge the images by clicking on them.

Alison's creation was titled 'Let there be light' and the theme was Power Dressing.

'This dress is based on the iconic shape of the incandescent light bulb, symbol of bright ideas and source of electric light. It incorporates solar panels and LED lights; emphasizing the fact that the technology is there and begging the question as to why we aren't making more of it. I have used found, re-used materials including garden hosepipe, cotton sheeting, plastic food bags and an old handbag - illuminated for the event!'

Mingling in the town between being on the catwalk and the parade with other artists and models.











Alison and Susi

















Keith Allen was compere and did a great job keeping it all going!


Keith Allen and Susi












For more pictures of the day see here
For pictures on flickr including one of the costume see here