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Kat Pengelly: Launch Pad
Saturday, June 25, 2011 -
Sunday, August 14, 2011,
Launch Pad is an exhibition of 'conceptual haute
couture' by Kat Pengelly, who uses sculptural and imagemaking
processes to create artful outfits.
Kat Pengelly is a Ballarat-based artist who has established a
reputation for innovative work over the past 15 years. Her work is
often related to performance and is frequently wearable, eye
catching and thought- provoking. Hair, make-up, choreography,
music, sound, lights, film and photo are additional elements
factored into the overall artistic expression. Her productions have
amused, shocked and pleased those who have come into contact with
Pengelly creates a range of outfits as she would a series of
paintings; selecting a theme and colour scheme for each collection
which creates a narrative for the observer. By employing the medium
of fashion Pengelly is able to take her art to the streets and
present her creations to a greater audience.
Having dipped her toe into the art of shoe making last year, on
a course run by internationally acclaimed shoe-makers Prescott and
Mackay of London, Pengelly reveals her first pair of shoes in
Step into the world of Kat Pengelly.