In South Africa, approximately 500,000 rapes, murders and beatings are committed against women every year.1 Many of these are carried out against black lesbian women, including hate crimes and practices of ‘corrective rape’.2 Zanele Muholi is a South African visual activist and creator of Inkanyiso, an activist platform that exposes the realities of black LGBTI individuals in South Africa. This month, she’s in New York as part of Brooklyn Museum’s Isibonelo/Evidence show, travelling with three… [read more »]
Snowy Wilderness Presents
TELFAR A/W 2012: SHOP-MOBILE
Recession Art at CULTUREfix
9 Clinton St
New York, NY 10002
Opening Reception/ Presentation
Tuesday, February 14th
On February 14th Snowy Wilderness presents TELFAR Autumn/Winter 2012: SHOP-MOBILE, debuting TELFAR’s 14th ready-to-wear collection and his mobile shop constructed by artist Lizzie Fitch. For A/W12 TELFAR introduces an Autumn/Winter collection heavily influenced by D.I.Y. construction techniques fused with winter activewear—applying detachable and insulated features to winter basics. To release A/W12’s collection, TELFAR will present a multimedia visual experience in correlation with the collection and mobile concept shop. TELFAR Autumn/Winter 2012: SHOP-MOBILE will hold its opening reception & presentation on Tuesday, February 14th from 3–6 PM at RAC at CULTUREfix, and will remain on view until March 4th, 2012. SHOP-MOBILE will be open to the public Tuesdays–Saturdays 12–8 PM and Sundays 12–6 PM. For more information on TELFAR or SHOP-MOBILE please view WWW.TELFAR.NET or TELFAR.TUMBLR.COM.
Videos directed by Jonathan Turner.