Kara Mia Fenoglietto – Jan. 3-26 2019

Just Woke Up Like This, mixed media installation, Kara Mia Fenoglietto

WALLFLOWER

Jan. 3-26, 2019
Opening: First Thursday, Jan. 3, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Fridays & Saturdays, Noon – 5 p.m. or by appt

Statement

Kara Mia Fenoglietto

Wallflower is a conceptual fashion installation that challenges traditional trappings of femininity. Designer Kara Mia Fenoglietto’s hand-sewn garments explore feelings of anxiety and entrapment using patterns and themes associated with homemaking accessories mass marketed to women. It’s a world where the prosaic becomes oppressive—in one piece, a vintage nightgown becomes a symbol of limitation. Though fashion isn’t often immediately thought of as a form of protest art, Fenoglietto hopes these pieces will provoke conversation about gender stereotypes and the liberation of breaking them.

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