Fashion Conscious Enemy Combatants

 

Ink on bristol board 9"x12". 2008 - 2009

 

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Created specifically for:

DETAINEE WEAR
Fashion Runway Event and Exhibition
WHERE FASHION SERVES AS HANDMAIDEN TO HOMELAND SECURITY
A FEAR CONTROL EXTRAVAGANZA

A fashion runway event to commemorate the George W. Bush presidential legacy: the end of United States participation in treaties and laws governing habeas corpus, detention, and torture; the exploitation of inhumane interrogation and treatment, even death, to prisoners held without due process of law; and the establishment of penal institutions and secret prison sites for these purposes by the United States.

Artists Christopher Ambridge, Philippe Barnoud, Doug Beube, Max Davidson, Chanel Eddines, David Faulk, Michael Johnstone, Peter Max Lawrence, Doug Minkler, Rat Company, Nicole Repack, Ethan Shoshan, Acrylic Waxx, Max Yawney. Sound composition by Patrick Todd. Performance by emcee David Duckworth with Max Davidson.

Event to be held at Bluedahlias Gallery and Studios, San Francisco, in the Sears Building, 3435 Cesar Chavez (Army), between Mission and Valencia, on Saturday, January 17, 2009, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Live performance begins at 3:00 p.m. Exhibition on view, Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., January 17 through March 1st.

For more information, contact David Duckworth at duckdiva@yahoo.com or 415-505-3713.

 

 

Drawings not included in the installation.