"A Thread is stung across the Atlantic" 2017   My German Grandmother's stories from WWII personified through costume and accessories.  Cuckoo clock mask, Rust dyed bullet shell embedded dress, Sugar Straight Jacket Suitcase, Jacket crafted from deconstructed WWII era uniforms, Barbed wire trimmed dress.  Photography: Kate Lacombe

"A Thread is stung across the Atlantic" 2017

My German Grandmother's stories from WWII personified through costume and accessories.

Cuckoo clock mask, Rust dyed bullet shell embedded dress, Sugar Straight Jacket Suitcase, Jacket crafted from deconstructed WWII era uniforms, Barbed wire trimmed dress.

Photography: Kate Lacombe

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                                                                                                            ****   Mink Fur Bikini, a self portrait  2017  The bikini was constructed from my Paternal grandmother Aftab's Mink stoles, capes, and coat. This bikini was worn while plunging into a freezing lake in January- both the bold sultry nature of costume and the exhilarating act of wildness are qualities that I witnessed and honor in my late Grandmother's life and person. 

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Mink Fur Bikini, a self portrait 2017

The bikini was constructed from my Paternal grandmother Aftab's Mink stoles, capes, and coat. This bikini was worn while plunging into a freezing lake in January- both the bold sultry nature of costume and the exhilarating act of wildness are qualities that I witnessed and honor in my late Grandmother's life and person. 

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