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Creating And Maintaining An Artists Journal, Virginia Heaven Jan 2010

Creating And Maintaining An Artists Journal, Virginia Heaven

Virginia Heaven

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Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott Jan 2010

Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott

Cory A. Willmott

Today, generations after the adoption of European styles, Amerindian peoples’ everyday clothing is almost indistinguishable from that of other residents of North America. Until recently their culturally distinct clothing has been mainly reserved for ceremonial occasions such as powwows and religious rituals. This bifurcation of clothing styles and contexts parallels the dichotomy between ‘traditional’ and ‘assimilated’ Native identity that has been imposed by the dominant society. The dichotomy is a double bind: adopting ‘traditional’ identities, Native peoples are cast into a static ahistorical frame, while appearing ‘assimilated’ erases cultural distinctiveness. In both cases, Native peoples cannot effectively stake claims to ...


Fashioning Desire: Chicago Fashion Photographers, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford Dec 2009

Fashioning Desire: Chicago Fashion Photographers, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford

Virginia Heaven

Role: Curator, co-curated with Robert Blandford.


The Jury's Out! Showcasing 12 Columbia College Fashion Graduates, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford Dec 2009

The Jury's Out! Showcasing 12 Columbia College Fashion Graduates, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford

Virginia Heaven

618 South Michigan Avenue windows, Co-curated with Robert Blandford.


Sketches In Fabric: Dennis Brozynski, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford Dec 2009

Sketches In Fabric: Dennis Brozynski, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford

Virginia Heaven

618 South Michigan Avenue windows, Co-curated with Robert Blandford.


Home Sewn/Home Grown: Sewing Culture In America, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford Dec 2009

Home Sewn/Home Grown: Sewing Culture In America, Virginia Heaven, Robert Blandford

Virginia Heaven

618 South Michigan Avenue windows, Co-curated with Robert Blandford.