Clothes Come From Crops!

Consumerism within the fashion industry and how we can become more sustainable consumers.   The unaware shopper with a credit card: a fatal combo often seen wandering aimlessly along George Street, dabbling with the chain stores, purchasing $20 t-shirts. The act of shopping requires no real reflection on what you are actually buying or where it came from. Consumer culture is so prominent in society today. Entering into my third year...

Vitamin MDMA

As well making sweaty clubbers realise that society puts us all into little boxes, Ecstasy could be useful in treating sufferers of Post Traumatic Stress disorder.   We had two caps of 500mg vitamin c, one of 200mg magnesium glycinate, one of 5HTP, a glass half full of Berocca, and a whole galaxy of supplements, anti-oxidants, multivitamins and also a point of MDMA each. Not quite your average Saturday night.  In the middle...

Current

Current is an exhibition in which nine local artists and designers respond to pieces from the Otago Museum’s textile collection. The idea was planned to coincide with ID fashion week. Critic spoke to the Assistant Collection Manager of Humanities at the Otago Museum Jamie Metzger, who conceived and curated the exhibition. She said she would like the exhibition to search for “what inspiration means, what it means to different people,...