Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


Posts tagged "textile"
The Future Begins Today

The Future Begins Today

For The Future Begins Today, Kate Gilbert created a series of artifacts for a fictitious time-travelling fashion designer, Elliotte, who returns to the 1970s from a distant future to launch her new line of prêt-à-porter. These artefacts include: a press release for the launch of Elliotte’s new line, a letter contacting Sylvia Gray about carrying the...
There's No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

For There’s No Place Like Home Robert Reed created a headdress and pair of oversized pumps adorned with items from the collection that relate to the story of Dorothy’s adventures in Oz. Reed wore these for an impromptu performance in homage to gay icon, Judy Garland during a party that Elsewhere hosted.  
Accordion Suits for Commutes

Accordion Suits for Commutes

Inspired by the movement of trains that pass through downtown Greensboro, Laura Bernstein produced a series of accordion pleated coats, which can be buttoned together in sets for up to six wearers. These shared garments both restrict movement and ensure that their wearers choreograph their movements together. In collaboration with dancers Cynthia Ling Lee, Brianna...
Treatments

Treatments

In an effort to address the fading wall paper on the third floor ghost room Devin Balara created a series of whimsical treatments based on suggestions found in 1960s and 1970s era interior design books from Elsewhere’s collection. Acting as an interior decorator, Balara coordinated the window treatments with the walls to provide a feeling...