Now Wear This

Boston Globe profiles Nelson’s World of Wearable Art (WOW), which has grown “from a soggy one-night affair in a tent 16 years ago to become one of New Zealand’s iconic arts events, selling out 2,500 seats nightly.” According to the Globe, the “avian frenzy” at the 2003 awards typified by the Bizarre Bra’s winning entry, ‘Budgerigar Bra’ – put Bjork’s swan-draped get-up at that year’s Oscars to shame.


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…