Material Kwe: Lac Des Milles Lacs artist brings powerful series to Indigenous fashion showcase – CBC

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Material Kwe: Lac Des Milles Lacs artist brings powerful series to Indigenous fashion showcase – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202023 Views

Celeste Pedri-Spade will take part in this fall’s virtual Indigenous Fashion Week 2020

Aug 04, 2020

An artist and researcher from northwestern Ontario says she’s thrilled to have been selected to take part in Indigenous Fashion Week 2020, and grateful that the event – which was postponed this spring due to COVID-19 – will be adapted to take place virtually this fall.

“It’s really exciting to be part of such a diverse global group of designers, and being able to share a new project with not only my peers but everybody internationally,” said Celeste Pedri-Spade, who is a member of Lac Des Milles Lacs First Nation.

Pedri-Spade will be featuring her wearable art series titled “Material Kwe.”

“It’s sort of a riff off of the famous Madonna song, Material Girl,” she explained.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/indigenous-fashion-week-toronto-1.5670482

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