Been spending the last few weeks working on costumes for Superficial. Creating outfits for divas and dudes in distress in a play about identity on the gay scene, masculinity, drag & the queerness of pop.... Showing at The Glory Now! The brief was really quite vague..which meant I had an amazing amount of creative freedom! Absolutely loved conjuring up some stunning pieces, particularly the menswear, new shoes and drag outfits. Check out the tits on this Madonna dress... An absolute show stopper if I do say so myself... I had trouble sourcing anything cool for Benjamin, the club owners character- he was a flamboyant chap- wise of words, rich in experience, but in the end, the menswear was epic. Here’s a small selection of works…sadly, once again, my picture documentation isn’t spectacular- they look better on the stage anyway, with the lights hitting the bling and the bling blinding the lights. The ones I hated the most in production were actually the be
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After life spinning wildly and uncontrollably into a creative black hole, there is finally a blinding light at the end of the tunnel. I have offically gone up in the world, a nd s ince departing ways with my greatest love, I have been living a new dream... From a trailer park in Bristol My new trailer park life is exactly how I like it. Raw, rural and real. It reminds me of the places I used to live in before they were bulldozed for luxury flats and bespoke bistros. It’s a super industrial wasteland, a desolate jungle peppered sparsely with barely a soul on site. Everything unravelled rather quickly from my life in London, I had a super sweet deal studio wise. But sadly, the magic carpet was stepped on and I went flying off… And w ithout an art studio, I officially had no reason to live. Friends told me to get a real job- but I still wasn’t prepared to sacrifice my creativity for a job I hated to endure in a city that was not kind.