Leo and I have been involved in creating work for a great project run by Nella and Kim from Craft Vic. Titled 'Insert Coin Here', over 60 artist/designer/creative types were commissioned to make 10 'fashion objects' to fit into capsules for 2 gorgeous old-school-red-spiral-action vending machines.
Here are my trinkets, the Carnivale Keychains, made of leather tassles, wooden beads and nickel hardware.
Capsules awaiting their innards, it was quite an assembly line filling them all.
Leo said that the finished capsules look like baby alligators ready to hatch from an egg!
The show is a travelling feast, beginning at Craft Vic next week:
Mon 1 March - Sat 6 March Craft Victoria: 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Tue 8 March - Sat 13 March Captains of Industry: Level 1, 2 Somerset Place, Melbourne (off Little Bourke Street)
Sun 14 March - Sun 21 March (Fashion Week) Alice Euphemia: Shop 6, Cathedral Arcade, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Mon 22 March - Wed 31 March The Thousands Shop: Level 6, Curtin House, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne
There will be a launch party held on the 12th, I'll let you know about that in the next week.
So get your $2 coins ready people, there are over 600 capsules to be had!
Have a look at the project blog for sneak peeks at other folks' work.
Listening to : M.I.A. - Bingo Leo's favourite song of late, he requests that it be turned up LOUD in the car