Photographer Sindy Huang captures a piece from the Art2Wear “Wearable Paper Project” collection where first year students in the College of Design have the opportunity to show what they have learned and play a role in the Art2Wear Fashion show. Art2Wear is a student-run fashion show that challenges the contemporary view of “fashion” while showcasing the college’s best work for the year. The theme of this year’s show was “Caesura: The Art of Interruption.”
Technician Photo Editor Natalie Claunch said: I picked Joannah Irvin’s photo because it is behind-the-scenes coverage of an event N.C. State hosts every year– Art to Wear. We usually see runway shots from this show, which highlight the fashion, but this photo shows us the preparation before the big moment. Joannah’s choice of framing includes the sparkles and shiny collar on Elizabeth, so we can tell this is no ordinary makeup job. Placing the makeup artist in the upper right corner and not leaving us with just a floating hand with a brush was also an excellent touch that leads us right to Elizabeth’s face.