KESHO WAZO ON FASHION IN RELATION TO COMMUNITY
The Portland youth art collective Kesho Wazo teamed up with SPACE at the beginning of March for a photoshoot of SPACE’s new merch. Creative Director, Daveed Thete, came to us with the idea as a way of celebrating our relationship and exploring Kesho Wazo’s interest in fashion as a means of communication. In the past year SPACE and Kesho Wazo have collaborated on a Kesho Wazo Showcase, beat workshops with musician Mo Nuñez, culminating in a performance at Waking Windows, and a Streetwear Fashion Show with visual artists Nick Carter (asmr homegoods). Below Daveed, and Kesho Wazo member and model Wazo Alma share their vision of fashion in relation to community.
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Model credits: Wazo Daveed, Wazo Alma, Wazo Gosta, Wazo Joe
Photo credit: Jacilyn Spencer, SPACE communications intern
Kesho Wazo members return to our stage this Saturday, April 7th for Wazo Live, a concert showcasing music from various new collective projects and collaborations.
Kesho Wazo fashions are available through their online shop and were designed and printed by the collective.