Aviva Gandler

RMIT Bachelor of Fashion (Design)

…And then she unravelled the garments, making via destruction with her hands. Unstuck for a while.

And perhaps, making and destruction are one and the same.

Now, her hands are clothed in string, and her body tangled in the memories of making.

IN THE MEMORY OF THE MAKER asks questions about sustainability, materiality and time. It is an installation that challenges how we value, and treat the materials in our life.

RMIT Bachelor of Fashion (Design)

…And then she unravelled the garments, making via destruction with her hands. Unstuck for a while.

And perhaps, making and destruction are one and the same.

Now, her hands are clothed in string, and her body tangled in the memories of making.

IN THE MEMORY OF THE MAKER asks questions about sustainability, materiality and time. It is an installation that challenges how we value, and treat the materials in our life.

TITLE: In the memory of the maker, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Capsule collection - installation, performance, video
Director / Fashion Designer: Aviva Gandler
Photographer and Videographer: Vivienne Tetaz and Sophie Smith
Models: Grace Harre, Ilana Kabaker, Emily Hellinger
Styling: Aviva Gandler
Make-Up: Grace Harre
Production Assistant: Naomi Gandler and Taya Gerstel
Narration: The Lannan Foundation: Gary Snyder
Look 1 - ceramic top, slit pants, porcelain earrings, crochet fingers, crochet glasses
Look 2 - jumpsuit with crochet bubbles, porcelain head-piece, porcelain neck-piece
Look 3 - metamorphic dress / skirt, scallop crochet top, porcelain yarn earrings
Materials: Hand dyed silk organza, porcelain, crochet cotton and wool yarn.

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