Work Clothes (Costumes)
Kay Abude 


Wool, cotton, calico and linen made into costumes and performed by staff at Craft Victoria, Melbourne

Dimensions variable

This project was developed for New Babylon curated by Jessica O’Brien and Pip Wallis for the 2012 Next Wave Festival, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 19 – 26 May, 2012.


A set of garments were designed and made by Kay Abude for Craft Victoria and worn by staff as a “uniform” for one working week during the 2012 Next Wave Festival. 



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Kay Abude acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which she lives and works. She pays her respect to ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging.

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