WOW 2017 - CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
Awards Show after party!!!
       
     
       
     
Woohoo! On the front page of the Dominion!
       
     
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WOW 2018 calendar!
       
     
uk designers at the British embassy with local students
       
     
Hair punching workshop on designers day with weta workshop
       
     
Amazing prosthetics by weta workshop at designers day
       
     
Backstage tour for the 2017 wow show
       
     
"Does this look like a well maintained frontage?"
       
     
was great to meet the feebles!!!!
       
     
amazing work from ghost in the shell at weta cave
       
     
Galipoli exhibition at te papa
       
     
Met this Weta when visiting the Putangirua Pinnacles
       
     
Creativity at every turn in NZ
       
     
exploring NZ
       
     
A week in Bangkok on the way home
       
     
Robots! Lots of Robots!
       
     
Hanging with the Neon Genesis Evangeillion crew!
       
     
Love my new Neon Genesis Evangeilion t shirt
       
     
Dreamy morning in Bangkok
       
     
Looking into the abyss
       
     
2016 - Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
Suzie Moncrieff and Adam McAlavey, WOW 2016 Awards Show. Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
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TSB ARENA
       
     
RED!
       
     
Morning paper
       
     
Morning tea
       
     
Postcards
       
     
Preview show
       
     
More Merch!
       
     
Awards Night
       
     
Breky
       
     
WETA WORKSHOP
       
     
WETA CAVE
       
     
Roxy cinema
       
     
SCI-FI
       
     
Pukerua Bay
       
     
Gear Homestead
       
     
Putangirua Pinnacles
       
     
The 'Pinnacle' of fashion!
       
     
Rubber in the rain
       
     
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WOW
       
     
HOBBITON
       
     
BAG END
       
     
Mount Ryan
       
     
Diamond in the Dessert
       
     
Mohave Desert
       
     
Ryan Ranch
       
     
WOW 2017 - CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
WOW 2017 - CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd

Receiving the Cirque Du Soleil Invited Artisan Award from Valerie Desjardins with Otis Herring in the Cube

CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
CUBE, Adam McAlavey, UK, World of WearableArt Ltd

Receiving Award for Red section from Suzie Moncrieff 

Awards Show after party!!!
       
     
Awards Show after party!!!
       
     
Making my latex gown for WOW Awards night!
Woohoo! On the front page of the Dominion!
       
     
Woohoo! On the front page of the Dominion!
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WOW 2018 calendar!
       
     
WOW 2018 calendar!
uk designers at the British embassy with local students
       
     
uk designers at the British embassy with local students
Hair punching workshop on designers day with weta workshop
       
     
Hair punching workshop on designers day with weta workshop
Amazing prosthetics by weta workshop at designers day
       
     
Amazing prosthetics by weta workshop at designers day
Backstage tour for the 2017 wow show
       
     
Backstage tour for the 2017 wow show
"Does this look like a well maintained frontage?"
       
     
"Does this look like a well maintained frontage?"

Pilgrimage to Lionel's house from Braindead

was great to meet the feebles!!!!
       
     
was great to meet the feebles!!!!

Visiting the weta cave

amazing work from ghost in the shell at weta cave
       
     
amazing work from ghost in the shell at weta cave
Galipoli exhibition at te papa
       
     
Galipoli exhibition at te papa

A really moving exhibition, the giant soldiers made by weta workshop were stunning 

Met this Weta when visiting the Putangirua Pinnacles
       
     
Met this Weta when visiting the Putangirua Pinnacles
Creativity at every turn in NZ
       
     
Creativity at every turn in NZ
exploring NZ
       
     
exploring NZ
A week in Bangkok on the way home
       
     
A week in Bangkok on the way home

Came out of a screening of Bladerunner to this scene in Siam

Robots! Lots of Robots!
       
     
Robots! Lots of Robots!
Hanging with the Neon Genesis Evangeillion crew!
       
     
Hanging with the Neon Genesis Evangeillion crew!
Love my new Neon Genesis Evangeilion t shirt
       
     
Love my new Neon Genesis Evangeilion t shirt
Dreamy morning in Bangkok
       
     
Dreamy morning in Bangkok
Looking into the abyss
       
     
Looking into the abyss
2016 - Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
2016 - Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
Suzie Moncrieff and Adam McAlavey, WOW 2016 Awards Show. Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
Suzie Moncrieff and Adam McAlavey, WOW 2016 Awards Show. Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd
       
     
Queen Angel, Adam McAlavey, UK Photo Credit: World of WearableArt Ltd

The Queen takes a bow at the Awards show

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TSB ARENA
       
     
TSB ARENA

So many inspiring WOW images and outfits on display in and around the area

RED!
       
     
RED!

Competition sections announced on designers day

Morning paper
       
     
Morning paper

Great spread in The Dominion Post the morning after the awards show!

Morning tea
       
     
Morning tea

All us UK designers were invited to morning tea hosted by British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclaire. There was even cucumber sandwiches with the crust cut off!

Postcards
       
     
Postcards

Love this postcard collection of a selection of WOW 2016 finalists 

Preview show
       
     
Preview show

Sneaky shot of the band playing as the arena filled up

More Merch!
       
     
More Merch!

Great to see my Queen Angel on a tea towel!

Awards Night
       
     
Awards Night

Made this outfit specially for the Awards Night, obligatory mirror selfie

Breky
       
     
Breky

Nursing hangovers after a fantastic after show party. Lovely breakfast and a final catch up with everyone before we all go out seperate ways 

WETA WORKSHOP
       
     
WETA WORKSHOP

One of the many highlights of Desighners day was being taught how to make chain mail and leaf mail by the inspiring folks at Weta Shop

WETA CAVE
       
     
WETA CAVE

Brain meltingly excited to go on the workshop tour! And brilliant displays in the Cave, I think I was most in awe to see the Rat Monkey from Braindead!

Roxy cinema
       
     
Roxy cinema

Stunning sci-fi art on the ceiling of Roxy Cinema. I first saw the inside of this place on a fuzzy VHS copy of Meet the Feebles, so cool to come and visit!

SCI-FI
       
     
SCI-FI

Fantastic collection of science fiction film posters in the Roxy Cinema

Pukerua Bay
       
     
Pukerua Bay

Went on a pilgrimage to the home of BAD TASTE. I'm sure that's Derek I can see up on the cliffs torturing poor Robert! 

Gear Homestead
       
     
Gear Homestead

Standing in the very spot Robert puked up all that steaming green gunge that Frank had to eat! Must say, the food has vastly improved since then!!! After all aliens had buggered off and The Boys are long gone, the alien base in Gear Homestead is now a lovely cafe. The staff offered to take pics of me as I recreated scenes from Bad Taste! 

Putangirua Pinnacles
       
     
Putangirua Pinnacles

After seeing an old dried up Rat Monkey specimen at Weta Cave, I set off to the Putangirua Pinnacles in Paliser Bay (Skull Island) to see if I could find a living specimen. Don't worry, I had some Detol in the jeep! 

The 'Pinnacle' of fashion!
       
     
The 'Pinnacle' of fashion!

After doing my makeup in the dark I set off at 6am with a rucksack full of latex and a battery air pump to shoot my inflatable dress in amongst the Putangirua Pinnacles. Such a weird and alien landscape, perfect for this outfit!

Rubber in the rain
       
     
Rubber in the rain

Was very glad no hikers bumped into me as I was getting changed amongst the rocks

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WOW

Made it to Nelson and got to take a look around the WOW museum. Could have spent all day in there, so much inspiration! 

HOBBITON
       
     
HOBBITON

To top off an amazing tour got a mug of yummy ale in the Green Dragon

BAG END
       
     
BAG END

Holy shit! I'm really here!!!

Mount Ryan
       
     
Mount Ryan

I came home from Aukland via USA so took a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Felt like I was on Tatooine so dressed apropratly!!!  

Diamond in the Dessert
       
     
Diamond in the Dessert

I brought a Copper cast of my Diamond Angel to the desert, seamed to be quite at home! 

Diamond Angel is a latex vacuum piece of wearable art. While inside I create a vacuum using my breathing. I got scanned wearing the piece and 3D printed. After lots of experimenting I'm really excited to be launching a line of Bronze and Copper casts of the Diamond Angel very soon!!!! 

Mohave Desert
       
     
Mohave Desert

Love this accidental outtake shot of me getting into posistion for a shot!

Ryan Ranch
       
     
Ryan Ranch

Couldn't resist putting on the outfit again that I made for the WOW Awards night.