Happiness as Anarchy #108: Dress Up Parties

If there’s one thing I love more than dress ups, it’s dress up parties. This evening’s opening party for Daniel Kneebone‘s ‘Alice-ism‘ (part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale) was a dress up event, and boy did people dress up! There were queens of hearts, rabbits, mad hatters, and all kinds of other fabulous creations.… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #108: Dress Up Parties

Happiness as Anarchy #94: Unsolicited dress-ups

I popped along to the Foto Biennale opening this evening in Versailles costume (doing a little promo for the next show on the 20th September in Ballarat). I was lucky enough to find my favourite after hours loading zone park outside Karova (heavy rock venue), where there was quite a queue of young people dressed… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #94: Unsolicited dress-ups

Happiness as Anarchy #80: Sewing

I’m making an 18th century costume for my new show, Les Femmes de Versailles (The Women of Versailles), which has its first outing next weekend in Castlemaine. The dress has been quite a process – making hips, a giant skirt, stomacher (the fluffy bit that covers the front), jacket, and ruffles, lots of ruffles. I’ve… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #80: Sewing