Tuesday, June 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Arts of Ballroom | The Art of Ballroom Effects Design
Celebrating Westchester Pride with NY’s Legendary House of Comme des Garçons
Ballroom’s top designers, Eric Jernigan (PrinceEric), and artist Egypt Garçon discuss the process by which award-winning looks are created and fashioned. A Q&A with the artists will follow the presentation. The program will be moderated by troizel d.l. carr, performance artist and Ph.D. Candidate in Performance Studies at NYU.
This program is FREE and will be live-streamed on ArtsWestchester’s FACEBOOK page.
Those interested in “meeting” and engaging with the artists, please register for the program through the ZOOM link provided here.
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Eric Jernigan (PrinceEric) and Egpyt Garçon
Eric Jernigan (Prince Eric) is an award-winning fashion designer and ballroom effects designer with the Legendary House of Comme Des Garçons. Eric will be joined by long-time collaborator and runway artist Egpyt Garçon. THE HOUSE OF COMME DES GARCONS is a ballroom organization founded on the principles of fraternity, education, advocacy, and professional growth. The house encourages its members to be progressive women, men and transgendered adults. Opened in 2008, the house of Garçons has become a thriving family with a strong track record of grand prize wins in domestic and international ballroom competitions.
The Folk Arts program receives support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Times: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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Presenter Phone: 914-428-4220 x. 329
Presenter Website: artswestchester.org