Deadly Denim will be showcasing their "Nyungar Nation " collection featuring Nyungar artwork ,through textiles ,on the runway at L.A Fashion Week !
We are aiming to raise $20,000 to cover the full cost of international and domestic flights, accommodation, and designer runway costs .
We will be sharing the runway with Regina Jones a proud Gamilaraay woman ,owner/ artits at Ginny's girl Gang ,also repping culture on Denim !
Your donations will support.
1. TRAVEL COSTS
Return airfares Perth to L.A , 3x Deadly Denim members ,4 artists and 2 models .
2. Showcasing cost
LAFW DESIGNER PACKAGES - BRONZE runway package
9 nights accomodation for 9 people .
Our Nyungar Nation exhibition
The exhibition is titled "Nyungar Nation " and all members of Deadly Denim and collaborating artists are from the Nyungar nation, who are the first people /tradional owners of the South-western area of Western Australia .
Our exhibition features art works from 4 deadly artists who will all be coming to L.A to see their art showcased on the runway .
1. Kiya Watt a Menang Gnudju Noongar artist specialising in Murals, corporate commissions and workshops.
2 . Julianne Wade Whadjuk Artist who is an active Aboriginal Educational and arts consultant specialising in Educational workshops in schools and collective canvases, community art projects, stories telling and sharer of culture.
3. Tahlia Bennell :her artworks are based on my connection to Noongar country from family story’s to Dreamtime bringing a different style to Noongar art .
4. Troy Bennell:Troy has travelled extensivley throughout Europe and Asia, as an artist, cultural performer, gallery curator and ambassador for tourism in Australia. Proud of his Noongar heritage, his country and the place where he grew up.
And here’s some amazing perks for supporting us that you can’t live without
Every donation over $40 will recieve a Deadly Denim Tote bag .
Everyone who donates $100 or over will be invited to a no cost make your own Deadly Denim Jacket (all beautiful textiles included ) workshop being held in Perth W.A . 3 workshops with dates to be annouced .
Thank you for being part of our journey .
If we don't reach target this project will still continue !!