Photography: Aeric Merideth Goujon
+ Matthew Comer / OFF THE RAILS MAGAZINE
A fashion presentation by Creative Director Ouigi Theodore. Models posed in the Brooklyn Public Library Grand Lobby from 3:00PM-4:30PM in clothing designed by Ouigi Theodore, founder of The Brooklyn Circus. The clothes the models are wearing speak to the subject of mass incarceration. NO discussion or questions about the presentation were taken from the designer, models, or BPL staff.
Artist Statement: By design mass incarceration is about profit and not reform. The branding of humans as criminals, guilty or innocent. We “the people” are responsible for contributing to this system as we accept who and what criminals look like, dress like, and how we treat them in our communities. The biggest criminals wear tailored suits and not jump suits...