Wednesday, August 4, 2010

hello kitty kathleen (forever in her debt)

When I started stitching this I had some grand elaborate idea in my head about trying to make a statement about girl culture, pop icons, feminism, cuteness-as-a-subversive-tool, riot grrl, feeling like an outsider even in the alternative culture & of course a bit of a homage to Kathleen Hanna, my punk rock queen.

Here's the song that inspired it all:


Rachel said...

I can't even TELL you how much I love this. I've loved Kathleen Hanna since I was probably 13 years old...Bikini Kill has really been my saving grace.

johanna said...

Thanks, I think we have a lot in common when it comes to the love for Bikini Kill.

Anonymous said...

Wow, this is absolutely beautiful. Bikini Kill <3