Fashion

Jessie Adams: Mirage

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Jessie Adams is a Melbourne-based multi-disciplinary artist specialising in photography and textile design, who articulates sublime landscapes and magical microcosms onto silk. Jessie’s first solo show, MIRAGE, comprises eight pieces of digitally-printed silk. She took a break from cracking whips for her other practice and passion, performance art, to talk to us about her work.

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Neoncubicle

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Melissa Hamlyn (Neoncubicle) is a visual artist who treats her studio like a laboratory. She works with digital pattern making, projection and textiles, using abstract motifs to produce conceptual mind maps of her travels and connections with people.

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U&I surfwear

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U&I is a story about women and empowerment. Movement is freedom, and designers Jodie Hayes and Emma Bäcklund have created a designer surfwear label that aids and abets active women in reclaiming female physical autonomy, one multifunctional swimwear piece at a time.

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The Social Studio

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I walk into the organisation’s Smith Street building and run smack-bang into models getting ready for the fashion show. No-one asks what I’m doing there. I wander past the Studio’s retail shop, through its café and out into a back alley filled with cool cats – models being photographed wearing the collections – and make my way to that dazzling square.

Welcome to The Social Studio’s Block Party.

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