“Dress Code” begins where fashion ends

Gerwyn Davies, Pineapple, 2016, archival inkjet print, 81 x 100 cm (unframed), edition of 5 + 1 AP, courtesy Jan Murphy Galleries, Brisbane

Gerwyn Davies as “Pineapple” (2016) was not actually in the Museum of Brisbane’s “Dress Code” exhibition, but is a good illustration of the way he uses his body to point up “culturally ostracised narratives”. Each of the artists in “Dress Code” explored the variable codes operative in what we wear, and how it identifies us. The preview of this exhibition published in Art Guide, Nov/Dec 2018, Issue 116, is attached.

Dress Code, MOB for Art Guide Nov:Dec 2018 Issue 116 p.52