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Another feather in her bonnet - Kent Monkman and Jean Paul Gaultier

We had the pleasure to produce this short poetic documentary with two great artists that we have been impressed by for many years Kent Monkman and Jean Paul Gaultier. The presentation is called Another Feather In Her Bonnet and it represents the symbolic union of two artists who have come together to challenge ideas of cultural appropriation. Miss Chief Eagle Testickle , Monkman’s shape-shifting, time-travelling, gender-fluid alter ego, and the world renowned French couturier Gaultier exchanged vows of mutual respect and compassion. Monkman and Gaultier aim to re-contextualize and re-appropriate the faux headdress, playing on the figure of the sexualized and stereotyped Indigenous woman as perceived by the colonial gaze. It was an incredible art installation that brought together two amazing artists, to challenge the idea of cultural appropriation.