As part of the 1996 Melbourne Fringe Festival, I collaborated with Marianella, Amy Gale, Leanne Rekow and Awombda to create the very controversial and thought provoking Viva La Section. This show was about vivisection (animal experimentation) and the effects the beauty industries and media have on animals and women. Unrealistic beauty comes at a big cost.

Prahran Markets, Melbourne 1996 Fringe Festival. Photography: Krusty. Costume By Sprinkle.

Prahran Markets, Melbourne 1996 Fringe Festival. Photography: Krusty. Costume By Sprinkle.

Animals are used in the testing of beauty products. This image represented the brutality and unnecessary pain suffered during animal experimentation. Prahran Markets, Melbourne 1996 Fringe Festival. Photography: Krusty. Costume By Sprinkle.

Such a sense of satisfaction…a job well done…OR IS IT? Prahran Markets, Melbourne 1996 Fringe Festival. Photography: Krusty. Costume By Sprinkle.

Prahran Markets, Melbourne 1996 Fringe Festival. Photography: Krusty. Costume By Sprinkle.