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Student Designers

At the annual Experimental Fashion Event, artists and designers from the Fiber Department’s Multi Media Event class transform 2640 (St. John’s Church) into a venue for innovative fashion and costume design by pushing the boundaries of fashion and art through live performances and projected video.

Naomi Davidoff

Naomi Davidoff grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but now calls Baltimore her home. She is a full-time student attending the Maryland Institute College of Art and will receive her BFA in Fiber in Spring 2013. Naomi teaches workshops at the American Visionary Art Museum, and is the head costume designer for the Baltimore Rock Opera Society's Spring show, VALHELLA! She is also a singer/songwriter and has been involved in several different music projects, including Baltimore-based Dee and the Warlocks. For more information, visit http://cargocollective.com/ndavidoff.

Cirque d'Armoire illuminates the lives of forgotten clothing, toys and dolls, offering a glimpse into the mysterious world associated with lost and cherished items from our wardrobes. The collection draws inspiration from an imagined narrative behind antique objects and toys. The performance lures the audience into a crawl-space from another realm, capturing the playful and heart-warming as well as the somber and bone-chilling presence of the antique porcelain doll. Choreography developed by Mariana J. Plick, while the music was made in collaboration with Ted Ciafardini.

Naomi Davidoff
Photo by Jessica Marx