A suite of three unique state artists’ books featuring sixty-three individual collaged cabinet cards. Housed in brightly-hued linen Solander boxes, these Salvaged Relatives now sport costumes from the Ballet Russes, including Nijinsky’s Blue God tunic modified and a Eunuch’s embroidered silk and velvet sensation from Shéhérazade.
5 – 7:30pm
Wednesday the 11th of February, 2015
Milly Sleeping, 157 Elgin Street, Carlton
Yours in papered costume of a Seahorse and a Squid (from Sadko),
Gracia & Louise
In a borrowed cape, designed by Léon Bakst from Papillions, circa 1914.
In a modified costume for a squid from Sadko, designed by Natalia Goncharova, circa 1916, a headdress is fashioned.
In a borrowed costume from Carnival, designed by Léon Bakst, c. 1920, with a Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi).