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WHEN: NOV 3rd, 2018

WHERE: The Fisher Building, Detroit

WHAT: 2D3D HERO Fashion Design Dare Challenge EXHIBITION…


2D3D HERO

… a 2nd Annual fundraiser for community engagement programming hosted by Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit


It was a true honor and a big step at the same time for me and my brand…

it was a first time Evvooshka presented work publicly,

it was a first time Evvooshka’s collaborative work… so exciting.

Thrilling!

MULTI-GENERATIONAL, EXPERIENTIAL  PROGRAMMINGEDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT, COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY

“… an Art Duo & Creative Umbrella - Conceptualized by MOTU & KOZMA - a married, Detroit native Artist pair”


A PLETHORA OF PAIRINGS OF ILLUSTRATORS WITH INTERDISCIPLINARY DESIGNERS” MM-O-DD


NEWS…

the dress made an appearance at the Bird Box AFI Fest Gala Screening on Nov 12. .

On the right: one and only Allison Laakko with Josh Malerman., the Bird Box book Author.

photo by Allison, at the Chinese Thearther Hollywood.


THE MODEL:

as always Allison was with me… a muse, a friend, a beautiful support… simply lovely human being…

Allison Laakko aka @neuron_paint


THE INSPIRATION:

Armageddon Beach Party Artwork created specially for this event…

“Sublime Feline” and beloved original character "Gidget the Cyclops Cat"


WHAT’S NEXT?

last minute… The dress and the coat that was presented at the 2D3D Hero Design Dare Challenge will be back in Detroit from LA on Nov 13th :)

NOV 8-20: 2D3D HERO FASHION DESIGN DARE CHALLENGE EXHIBITION CONTINUES IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DETROIT CENTER FOR DESIGN + TECHNOLOGY

NOV 14: ‘IN-THE-ROUND’ CHAT 'THE CROSSROADS OF COLLABORATION, 6-8PM

MEET AND GREET WITH THE DESIGNERS AND ILLUSTRATORS


2D3D Hero gallery…

From LEFt: Moi, Allison Laakko, The “Lilith“ jacket, the Gidget, Elena & Aubrey Smyth of Armageddon Beach Party

me sweet family… from left: Danny, Erika, Stevo, ?, ?…

Sean, Danny and I 😍

Allison and her beloved Josh Mallerman

from left: Josh Mallerman, Sean Blackman, Moi, Jeff Shoultz, and a certain little princess

accesorized by one and only Rich Wright. Wrighteous Jewelry @wrighteousjewelry, on the right… my sweet Love and amazing support Sean Blackman.

Make-Up by: Allison

from left: Sean, Erika, Steve Caldwell, and Danny

photo credit: Josh Mallerman


With appreciation to collaborative sponsors:

DETROIT CENTER FOR DESIGN + TECHNOLOGY (LTU) (Co-producer)

Fisher Building: Co- Curator: Everard Findlay #BeaconProject)

Wrighteous Designs (Graphic/Brand+ sponsor)

Banner sign co. + Digital Print Specialties (Signage, Artworks sponsor)

Fantasee Lighting: Sponsor including Lighting Designer: Peter Kyte)

BlueWorld Productions (corporate AV Specialists) (Audio sponsor)

Jenesis Entertainment: Sponsor of Music Curation and Live performance by violinist Natalie Frakes

La Strada Dolci e'Caffe' by Zharko Palushaj (Culinary sponsor)

Global Ties>Detroit (Hospitality sponsor)

esPResso: (Public relations sponsor)