WOWA Art Exhibition

14 Jan 2019

Midland Gate Shopping Centre have showcased a selection of Worn Out Wearable Art pieces (WOWA), which were paraded at the Midland Junction Art Centre late last year.

 For 13 years the Worn Out Worn Art (WOWA) parade has captivated audiences, showcasing wearable costume designs by local primary and secondary school students in a celebration of creative thinking and environmental consciousness.

Workshops were held for children and adults, In the lead up to December’s parade, for participants to customise recycled materials and upcycle clothing to reconnect with ‘lost skills’ and work against consumerism.

More than 40 participants took part in the parade, with prizes awarded in various categories.

This year’s WOWA parade showcased an extravaganza of art for the body from transformed, discarded materials. Kalamunda Senior High, Corridors College, Malvern Springs Primary, Mundaring Christian College and independent entries presented their works.

The display at the Southern Mall entry is on-site until the end of February.