• Trouser SkirtEvan Ducharme, Métis2017 “The cotton-canvas

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    Trouser Skirt Evan Ducharme, Métis 2017
    “The cotton-canvas trouser skirt made its debut when I presented my collection, Atavism, at the inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Vancouver in 2017. When contacted by The Met, I was of course delighted, then intrigued at their interest in that particular piece. It's one that encapsulates everything that my work as a whole aims to do-to destabilize codes of gender and stereotypes of Indigeneity that have been defined under colonialism. The use of the phrase self-determination to place this work feels prescient for two reasons: Firstly, my people have...
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