Christin Disi

Just another weirdo! In a weird world.

Illusions

Shingo Sato is the designer that I am inspired by directly. The way he manipulates the lines and patterns are what really intrigues me. His ability to remove the darts is something that I want to get in to. My artist is Craig Tracy.  He directly paints on the body to create optical illusions, some of the same illusions that Sato uses. I plan to use all the fabric I have at home. Mostly my traditional fabric, wool, and maybe some denim that I have. The other idea is to knit in the designs and use a yarn that looks like it has texture.

The Pen is Huge!

Most Surrealist Art is is done using the female form somewhere in their work. So we decided to subvert from the norm and use the male member. Also we wanted to make something from the ordinary and different from what we saw at the museum.

In Wonderland

Christin Disi

We are inspired by Dorothea Tanning’s Birthday. The clothing that she is wearing is very interesting, but we are more intrigued with the doors. The write up said  “The open doorways may represent stages of development Tanning had already experienced or those yet to come:”

We want to bring in volume or repetition.  Both Galliano and McQueenuse similar techniques in their garments.

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In Wonderland

We are inspired by Dorothea Tanning’s Birthday. The clothing that she is wearing is very interesting, but we are more intrigued with the doors. The write up said  “The open doorways may represent stages of development Tanning had already experienced or those yet to come:”

We want to bring in volume or repetition.  Both Galliano and McQueenuse similar techniques in their garments.

Guadalupe Fortuny

She has natural beauty

quite simple really

free flowing

practically floating

care free

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Fortuny

I think what I’m going for with this is more of a goddess sort of feel. My favorite goddess is Nike. I like her look, but others intrigue me just as much. The goddess of Democracy is pretty awesome and well known. Athena is cool too. I am kind of struggling. I don’t want for this to end up looking like a period piece or costume. I really want to use muslin it has sort of a old time rustic raw vibe thing happening with it but of course I have not a clue which dress I will actually make just yet so I don’t know if I will just use the muslin only or maybe a not so loud african print. I don’t know. I really want to play with Tea and Coffee to dye it. I want to go to the $0.99 store and buy a bunch or Cranberry tea and see what happens.

 

 

 

 

She has natural beauty

quite simple really

free flowing

practically floating

care free

You wanna get in my pants!??

For the interconnected project we decided to go for a design that was completely ridiculous. Once we read over all the requirments we decided to use tarp as our industrial fabric and we knew we wanted to use hula hoops. We went for a fisher pant look with the hula hoop being the top and open so one size fits all. I recently saw the play 1984 based on the book 1984 and it inspired us to have the feet connecteing front to back so that it gives that uniform look and order while looking completely fun and not at all strict. 

Our concept for getting people into our project was the catch phrase, “would you like to get in our pants?” Combined with trying to make being in our pants a fun experience. We want to do dances such as cupid shuffle and a conga line ad just let people have a good time and enjoy being in our pants.

For the collaborating we both came up with the design and splited the patterned of the pants and feet between the two of us, and the sewing as well. Overall it was a great experience and our interconnected garment ended up connecting people with us in a dance and attempting to walk experience. 

 

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DOINITINPUBLIC

ImageImageImageImageAfter visiting the exhibition, Jennifer, Lisa and I all agreed that the “3 weeks in May,” would set as the main concept of our inspiration for this project. For a silhouette, we looked at traditional dress of Amish women. We discussed the gender roles of this religion and centered in the the idea that women do not have to be/or dress overly sexy to be raped.

We worked together on all sketchs. No lines were made or cut without the approval of all 3 of us.

To complete the project we divided ourselves into 3 teams. Jennifer was captain of Team Pattern, Lisa was Team Dye and I was Team Sewing. We all played for and rooted for each of the 3 teams but led our own accordingly.

Knit Sweater

My inspiration was a print from Elza Sunderland. In the painting I saw lots of movement and whimsy. It made me want to try to create something that moved and was light and airy.

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Going on with the assignment was a struggle. Not too many of the structure we learned were light and airy. In the end I went along with knitting and learning to use the knitting machine. I can’t say that I have conquered it completely, but it sure didn’t get the best of me! My new challenge was figuring out a pattern that looked similar to what I had in mind.

 

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I made child’s 4T sweater for two reasons. 1 I was too scared to make a huge sweater that could possibly look horrible and 2 because I had know idea how long it was going to take me to finish. I spent a lot of time trying to understand how to use the machine and how to decipher the instructions. All in all things went well.

 

 

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The only things that needs to be fixed will be corrected with time. As I continue to use the machine and gain the know how and techniques. Things will get better.

Ray Ban

 

 

Dazed

Visually impaired by the dazzle

No refuge in range

 

Sunlit

In motion

Powering a long the main road

No ample overcast in perspective

 

Concealed

Strolling everywhere

No desire to be unearth

Optics following as you proceed

Ray Ban

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