Fearlessly Self-Made

Exhibition review for Art Jewelry Forum on ‘Drag Power – Gender, pride & glamour’, on view November 3, 2019–March 1, 2020 CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

The exhibition Drag Power – Gender, pride & glamour spotlights drag queens and kings. They metamorphose in larger-than-life male, female, or even alien personas, and back. An alluring lust for life radiates from their theatrical performance. What is it that does the trick? The clothes, the wigs, the jewelry? Drag Power, although it shows many accessories, invites you to look beyond that outer layer. []

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Photo: Exhibition view, Drag Power, 2019–2020, foreground case containing Jennifer Hopelezz’s accessories, her faux hips in the background, CODA Museum, the Netherlands, photo: Angela Stouten