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Melanie Lewiston

MA work

Iris

Six headpieces looking at the shadow life in dedication to my mother.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Fashion Womenswear, 2015

    Specialism

    footwear-accessories-millinery

  • I aim to make beautiful objects to be worn on the head; I design through making.

    I am looking at the unveiled bride and her transition from one state another – the ritual transformation. I am investigating institutional misrepresentation and our recognition of the darkness in all our realities.

    The pristine moment of disengagement after the knife is removed. 

    The knowing gaze of a child in the moment of transition.

    The shadow life, the disappeared.