Antenna February 2 The opening of the show celebrates the historic marginalized groups of New Orleans, including women, LGBT people and people of color.
King of the Day, curated by Zibby Jahns and Lindsey Phillips, includes four installations representing clothing worn by the New Orleans community, such as doll parade, king of leather, and punk and DIY groups. Wholesale Halloween Costumes shows In the fabric and materials, craftsmen and craftsmen usually include these garments.
Phillips says garments have the power to make people try to identity and explore self-expression, and ways to unite different groups. Her inspiration comes from her gathering of Mardi Gras suppliers at the Jefferson Variety Stores during the Carnival.
“[At Jefferson Variety Stores], you’ll be standing next to the Carnival Indian, or as I am today, next to the Krewe’s woman in Muses, who is decorating her shoes, Phillips said: “All of these people may never meet each other everyday and come to this place to pick up these weird stuff – and then go back to town to celebrate. ”
Phillips produced a short video about the store “a very special mall,” which helped inspire the show.
During the “King of the Day” held on February 25, several community events took place on the antenna. The opening reception for DJ Angra Viano (the Heatwave Party series) starts at 6pm. February 2. From noon to 5pm, the gallery has a clothing market. The headdress making workshop started at 1pm on February 3rd to February 4, February 4
One of the highlights of the community activity series is the panel discussion at 7 pm. Monday, February 5. In this group, the authors “dolls,” a book: the author of “Race and gender barriers to break the New Orleans Mardi Gras,” the Kim Vaz-Deville, presided over the Dollar include Creole Baylor Alana Harris Baby Dolls, Treme Million Cinnamon Black and Miss Berry Hill at Babydolls, who design Wholesale Halloween Costumes for the Baby Doll group, and others, including Carnival Indians at Krewe and Wild Tchoupitoulas in Oshun.
The panelists will discuss the baby doll’s clothing tradition, and Phillips said she is very happy to hear about them.
She said: “[Doll] really embodies this sense of empowerment by feminism and the community.” As these very fierce independent women, they have only a tradition of this century. “