EACH OTHER Avena Gallagher
Avena Gallagher

Avena Gallagher

AVENA GALLAGHER IS AN OBSERVER AND STYLIST LIVING AND WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY. HER WORK TREADS THE LINE BETWEEN ART AND FASHION, HER INTEREST LYING IN THE FUNCTIONALITY OF DRESS AS A MODE OF EXPRESSION, CONCEALMENT AND ACCIDENT, AND ITS RESULTANT INTERPLAY WITH SOCIAL SPACE. SHE HAS COLLABORATED WITH A NUMBER OF ARTISTS INCLUDING RICHARD KERN, DAVID BOWIE AND KEMBRA PFAHLER. A BOOK VERSION OF HER “REMOTE PHOTOS” PROJECT, IN WHICH CLOTHES AND CAMERAS WERE SENT TO THE SUBJECTS WHO DRESSED AND PHOTOGRAPHED THEMSELVES, WAS PUBLISHED BY JANVIER/LÉO SCHEER. SHE HAS EXHIBITED IN GROUP SHOWS AT PARTICIPANT INC., GAVIN BROWN’S ENTERPRISE, THE KITCHEN NEW YORK, AND ART DUBAI. HER WORK FEATURES IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTION AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK, AND HER LOOKS HAVE APPEARED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, NYLON, V, CRASH, W, PURPLE, DAZED, AND MUSE AMONGST OTHERS.

Website

button back