Oakland Art Space The Crucible Presents “Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire”

The Crucible is bringing back Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire to celebrate our 14th year anniversary, showcasing collaborative creations from teams of fashion designers and industrial artists.

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The Crucible is bringing back Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire to celebrate our 14th year anniversary. Photos are from Hot Couture 2008.

Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire

Set to a backdrop of metal and fire, Hot Couture promises to ignite West Oakland with imagination, creation, and inspiration.

(PRWEB) December 11, 2012

In celebration of its 14th Anniversary, The Crucible, Oakland’s premier industrial arts space, is excited to present “Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire.” Melding high fashion with industrial art, “Hot Couture” features fire demonstrations, aerial artistry, and a blazing showcase of wearable art from Bay Area designers. The event, which supports The Crucible’s educational initiatives, will take place on January 11-12, 2013.

Hot Couture features thirteen local artist-designer teams, showcasing dozens of innovative couture concepts. Select designs include stained glass couture gowns, custom corsetry embellished with interactive LED sensors and 3D imagery, and warrior couture with welded steel and embossed leather. The evening also features a special performance on a fire-breathing violin; dynamic aerial artistry; and demonstrations in welding, blacksmithing, glass blowing, and other fire arts.

Set to a backdrop of metal and fire, Hot Couture promises to ignite West Oakland with imagination, creation, and inspiration. With a unique collaboration in store, and an opportunity to support local arts initiatives, Hot Couture may be one of The Crucible’s most engaging and rewarding experiences yet.

Come join the fun!

Information

“Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire”

January 11 and 12, 2013
7:00PM
The Crucible | 1260 7th St | Oakland, CA 94607
http://www.thecrucible.org

Featuring Miss Velvet Cream, Kristin Neidlinger, Anthony Asterisk, David Dawson, Gustavo Fricke, Chris Jefferies, Scott Minniman, Autumn Adamme, Kaz Nakanishi, Leanne Alaman, Miloh Alexander, Lara Grant, Rachel Lyra Hospodar, Rachel McConnell, Saan Nti, Sylvia Wood, Elwyn Crawford, Bonnie Heras, Erin Mahoney, Nan Eastep, Klyph Bohm, Annamarta Dostourian, Jeaneen Brunck, and Sugar Ray Ray, Heather Katz, Peter Kropf, Kate Scarlet & Chloe Axelrod.

Sponsored by Custom Alloy Scrap Sales (CASS).


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