Installation as Collage: Duro Olowu

What do Yoruba costumes, Cindy Sherman, and giant sculptural sunglasses have in common? They’re all part of a new installation put together by fashion designer Duro Olowu (he doesn’t use the term curated).  It all started with his mother.

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The Story That Isn’t There

Procession in Colonized Territory

Elektra KB, “Procession in Colonized Territory” from
“The Theocratic Republic of Gaia Book I”
2013, mixed media on paper, 19.5 x 12 x 2 inches
(Courtesy BravinLee Programs

Women guerrillas in veils and petticoats.   A female rebel army taking arms against a police state.  In photo ops they pose aiming machine guns and chainsaws.       Their weapons, however, shoot only rays of light.

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