HIVE COLLECTION
HIVE COLLECTION

Hive is a series of wearable art and paper installations that explores the internal struggle of the obligated worker as disenchanted proletariat. In the struggle to transgress socialized and internalized barriers in employment beyond poverty, race and gender, one navigates through  the unknown, creating a path of self-determined and self-defined meaning-making in work and service towards empowerment, healing and emancipation.

Throughout this series, I employ the motif of the honeycomb cell, in a repetitive pattern, to represent creation or labour of the worker “bee”. A honey splattered constellation moves across the honeycomb seams like a milky way of stars navigating a course towards freedom.

Gathered dress
Gathered dress

Model: Eimildh

Winter box pleated skirt
Winter box pleated skirt

organic ramie

Summer Box Pleat Skirt
Summer Box Pleat Skirt

bamboo voile

Model: Maggie

Worker Bee Dress
Worker Bee Dress

double knit jersey

Stitching detail on dress
Stitching detail on dress
Braid Infinity Scarf
Braid Infinity Scarf

sheer fine linen jersey

Textile necklace Scarf
Textile necklace Scarf

sheer fine linen jersey with leather cord and Mokuba ribbon

Furoshiki bag
Furoshiki bag

organic ramie

Hive Dress
Hive Dress

bamboo terry

Model: Eimildh

Hive necklace
Hive necklace

merino leather

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