THE COOL KIDS OF QUEER FASHION: KRISTY DE CUNHA

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Talk about the label: the bold prints and the eclectic colors of Kristy De Cunha reflect the narratives that are very close to her heart: those of love, longing, loss and the search for oneself.

Decomposing the installation: De Cunha’s inspiration for this piece was The Scarlet Letter (1850), by Nathaniel Hawthorne, in which the adulteress Hester Prynne wore a scarlet A to mark her shame. What was your crime? Only that she chose to love beyond limits. She imagines an inclusive and accepting world for humanity, where people do not make fun of them so they fall in love.

The designer speaks: “Our world is obsessed with defining sexuality for all.” Attach labels Moral shame We, as human beings, must realize that it is not necessary to commit to grant someone their right to love. the choices, the desire is desire, the love is the love, only by speaking we can break these moral cages and create a lasting change, “says Kristy.

Queer Aesthetics Now will host a special exhibition and an interesting panel discussion on January 20, 2017 at 4.30 p.m. This will be followed by a high tea along with a special dance show.