Graduate Alumni > Carole Frances Lung

Sweat Shop
Digital weaving
28" x 18"
2007
SL MODE: one size fits all
performance of labor
2006
2019
Surviving Weimar Lookbook
artist book
9" x 11"
2007
KO Enterprises: Labor Behind the Label
Performance of labor: material archive
2008
KO Enterprises: Labor Behind the Label
Performance of labor: material archive
2008
Hired Out
Performance of labor: material archive
2009
Hired Out
Performance of labor: material archive
2009
Made in Haiti
Performance of labor: material archive
2009
Made in Haiti
Material archive
2009
Made in Haiti
Material archive
2009
Made in Haiti
Material archive
2009
KO Enterprises: uneconomical apparel production
Performance of labor: material archive
2010
KO Enterprises: uneconomical apparel production
Performance of labor: material archive
2010

Meet Frau Fiber, former textile worker and activist, who freely distributes her knowledge of apparel production to the masses. She fancies herself to be a competitor with China in the global production of apparel, with the hopes of transforming the value of labor of apparel workers around the globe. Thus far, she began the SEWING REBELLION, a FREE Workshop with national chapters in Chicago, IL, Brooklyn, NY, Los Angeles, CA, and Lancaster PA. She recruits participants to emancipate themselves from the global garment industry by learning how to alter, mend and make their own garments! Supporting her search for alternative apparel production, which is free of sweatshop labor, Frau Fiber and her SYNCHRONIZED SEWING SQUAD, complement the SEWING REBELLION by performing the labor of apparel production in public space. These performances of labor make apparel labor visible, once again putting a set of hands to the garments we wear. Frau Fiber is also the CEO of KO (Knock Off) ENTERPRISES, a multinational corporation, which repurposes apparel originally produced off shore, under poor labor conditions, with local sourced textiles and her own labor. All of her efforts have proven futile, however she perseveres.

www.fraufiber.com
www.sewingrebellion.wordpress.com
www.madeinhaiti09.wordpress.com