Thursday, November 03, 2016

Artist Dressed Bagworms In High Fashion


In nature, male bagworms shed their cases when they become moths. Females however, remain in these cases their entire lives, waiting for the attention of a male. This reminded artist Aki Inomata of female consumer culture in Japan. She dressed female bagworms in clippings of women’s dresses which they turned into protective cases and then she exhibited the work at a department store that sells women’s clothing.

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