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Beach Couture: A Haute Mess

Fri 27 Mar 2020 - Thu 15 Oct 2020

Location
The Instrument Room, La Perouse Museum
Address
1542 Anzac Parade, La Perouse

This exhibition introduces innovative and iconic couture garments…. created from beach trash!

Cost
Free admission
Email
lpm@randwick.nsw.gov.au

Artist and curator Marina DeBris trained as a graphic designer at Rhode Island School of Design and became interested in the issue of marine pollution after moving from Bondi to Los Angeles.

She began collecting trash during her daily runs on Venice Beach, simply in an effort to maintain its beauty. Fuelled by a growing concern for the ocean’s health, she began to turn the trash into art in hopes of drawing attention to the alarming developments she was seeing washing up on the beach and reading about in the news.

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