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April 23, 2013

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HUMOR, FRUSTRATION AND ACCEPTANCE

by yourewelcomeca

Yourewelcome-Arts

Toronto celebrates the opening night of Mad Couture Catwalk.

 A fashion presentation created by Artists with mental illness opportunities.

Let’s take a look of some designs made by these extraordinary minds

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So you wanna be my dress, huh?

Barbara Greene Mann

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Barbara Greene Man represents women who lose their head

over-shopping. Made with garments rendered in a stream of

consciousness style of story telling watercolour expressions

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Mental Chaos by Annalise Walmer represents

the conflict and struggles faced by people with OCD

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Dress by Barbara Greene that symbolizes the

blurring line between memory and imagination

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Controlled Substance Stranger by Sheri Ranger using

bottle caps as elements to decorate this design.

For more information about the event “Mad Couture Catwalk” click here

Peace,

Photos courtesy of: Workman Arts

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  1. Whole Shebang
    Apr 23 2013

    Thank you for bringing focus to this show of wearable art that represents the struggles many face when dealing with mental health and addiction issues. I have 3 garments in this show, including the Hoarder Vest shown above.

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