Infini-D, modeled during the World of WearableArt Awards in 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand
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Blurring the lines with wearable art. World of WearableArt Awards
Clothes used to be animal hides and fur; art used to be stick figures painted on cave walls. Times have changed. Now fashion is a major industry and art can be a lucrative field, too. Today we’re celebrating ‘wearable art,’ which blurs genres and has passionate devotees. Curious? Well, check out the World of WearableArt (WOW), which is WOW-ing (sorry) fashion and art fans with its Awards Show in New Zealand right now. The competition runs till October 16 and features work by global designers, artists, and costumers – it’s New Zealand’s largest theatrical production. The competition is just part of the theatrical event, though – there are dancers, musicians, and aerialists, too.
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