|Fashionality Installation day at the McMichael|
Fashionality is not only a great opportunity for Camal to make known of himself and of his works, but also a nice chance for him to meet the other artists who share a similar interest in textile. The first encounter with the artists of Fashionality was at the installation day. Then there was the grand opening of the show, followed by Fashion as Art Exposed fundraiser. A couple of artists he befriended are Camille Turner and Nicole Dextras.
|Camal Pirbhai, Camille Turner and Nicole Dextras|
Camille Turner, more familiar as "Miss Canadiana" is a Toronto based media and a performance artist. She travels around the world, showing up to various events as "Miss Canadiana" in a red gown, a sparkling tiara, a Miss Canadian sash and of course, a maple leaf handbag. I thought Turner's idea is very clever and amusing in a way.
|Camille Turner as Miss Canadiana|
Camal will be working with Camille Turner during this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Last year, Camal has produced 9 short films featuring 9 different accessories worn by same one model for 9 consecutive days, called Accessory Collection. You can read more about last year's Accessory on Camal's website or my blog entry. Camal hasn't told me what he will be doing exactly, but from what I've heard so far, the new collection for September sounds like another great idea! I'll be updating my blog closer to September, so keep following my blog if you want to know what the grand scheme for this new collection is!