Arts in Context

A Light In The Dark

Season 6, Episode 1 of 6

Produced locally and created by hand, Gail Chovan's rich, textural clothing challenges notions of traditional beauty. She examines the transformative properties of textiles and the relationship between the garment and the individual. Influenced more by her European-taught design aesthetic, Chovan stands alone in the Austin fashion world with her evocative, intriguing pieces. Photographer Denise Prince portrays the haunting stories of subjects brutal physical pasts. Her irony of high fashion on disabled models lets the audience wonder: what is body image?

Previously Aired

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10/4/2015
11:30 a.m.
10/4/2015
10:30 p.m.
10/5/2015
5:30 a.m.
10/7/2015
9:30 p.m.
6/12/2016
11:30 a.m.
6/12/2016
10:30 p.m.
6/13/2016
5:30 a.m.
6/15/2016
9:30 p.m.
11/12/2017
10:30 a.m.
11/15/2017
11:30 a.m.
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