T.W.I.S.T The Pink Parade
Dance performance by the Adele Myers Dance Collective
Original costume design by Pangea Kali Virga for T.W.I.S.T, The Pink Parade, by the Adele Myers Dance Collective, which premiered at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center on September 11th - 12th.
These Women in Space and Time, T.W.I.S.T, offers a variety of acts of female solidarity on and off the stage through live dance theater, film and community engagement.
TURN OF THE SCREW
Costume design for Benjamin Britten’s gothic opera, Turn of the Screw
Original costume design by Pangea Kali Virga for for Benjamin Britten’s gothic opera, Turn of the Screw, premiered October 28 & 31 at Vizcaya Museum.
Purchase a ticket here!
Project ART RESIDENCY AWARDEE
Children’s art mentorship program through the Miami Dade Public library system, North Central branch.
As an awardee of the Project Art Residency program, Pangea Kali Virga has provided an outlet for Miami children with free art classes.
Pieces featured in a short celebratory film for Pride featured in ODDA Magazine and more.
JULY 2021 ducfs fashion show
Upcycled fashion collaboration project for DUCFS fundraiser.
Pangea Kali Virga created pieces entirely from up cycled materials for the DUCFS fashion show and charity fundraiser for the Create Charity.
JULY 2021 MAD AS HELL PEOPLE MAGAZINE
Feature in Pride issue of Mad as Hell Magazine x The Phluid Project.
Pangea Kali Virga was featured in Mad as Hell People magazine, for their Pride Issue, in collaboration with The Phluid Project.
This issue aimed to respond to inequity and injustice around the LGBTQIA+ community, also prioritizing stunningly diverse representation.
FABRIC FLOWER WORKSHOP
This sewing workshop will teach participants fun and useful skills while making funky and romantic fabric flower accessories to take home out of upcycled materials.
Participants will each complete and take home their own fabric flower brooches using an array of colorful upcycled fabrics. All materials will be provided for this fun, expressive, and educational sustainability workshop.
Playboy photo shoot, stylist collaborations, and more
Pangea Kali Virga's designs were featured in a Playboy editorial for Playboy Denmark.
Pangea's work was also featured in collaboration with Mila Kastari
Upcycled Tee Necklace Workshop
Join us in a peaceful garden to learn how to make one of a kind necklaces out of upcycled materials.
Join Pangea Kali Virga, sustainable Miami designer and fiber artist, at Naomi's Garden for a sewing workshop teaching participants fun and useful skills while making a beautiful necklace to take home out of upcycled materials.
Participants will each complete and take home a necklace using an array of colorful upcycled tee shirt yarn. All materials will be provided for this fun, expressive, and educational 3 1/2 hour sustainability workshop.
Fresh food and beverage will be available for purchase with many vegan and vegetarian options on site at Naomi's Garden.
Have you reckoned the Earth much?
Solo Fiber Art exhibition at the Miami Beach Botancial Garden
For Pangea Kali Virga’s first fiber art exhibition, Have you reckoned the Earth much?, the artist has produced a series of works celebrating and inspired by the Miami Beach Botanical Garden and the unique wilderness of the Magic City. The show features over 35 works composed fully of upcycled materials donated by the Miami community and assembled using zero waste and sustainable techniques. The unique colors and forms of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden’s vegetation are integrated into the compositions, emphasizing the artist’s belief that nature is the grand designer of the world. These one-of-a-kind, sustainable fiber works examine intersections of individual and environment, using Walt Whitman’s seminal text, Leaves of Grass, as a guide. Have you reckoned the Earth much? continues Pangea Kali Virga’s career-spanning call for action from viewers to consider their role in the beautiful and delicate process of life on earth.
RSVP to the exhibition opening on April 15th from 6-9pm at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Complimentary drinks will be served.
Decorative mending workshop
Get your tickets now for this fun outdoor mending fiber art workshop at Aloha Redland!
Pangea Kali Virga is teaming up with her favorite Florida farmers at Aloha Redland for a sewing workshop teaching participants fun and useful skills they need to mend and personalize their clothing.
Participants will each complete and take home a floral-inspired fiber wall-hanging using an array of decorative and useful stitches. All materials will be provided for this fun, expressive, and educational 2 1/2 hour sustainability workshop. The skills and stitches learned will cover sewing on buttons, hemming, making 3D flowers, patching, applique and more.
Get your tickets now to come make beautiful art, spend time in a tropical paradise, and learn skills you will use for the rest of your life.
Tickets are available on Eventbrite here.
denim mending workshop
Get your tickets now for this fun denim mending workshop at the Sagamore Hotel
Join Pangea Kali Virga, at the Sagamore Hotel for an evening sewing workshop teaching participants fun and useful skills they need to mend and personalize their favorite denim clothing. Participants are invited to bring their loved denim pieces to mend and personalize with embroidery, patches, and more OR make a denim fiber art-wall hanging to take home. Relax and enjoy yourself as you learn an array of decorative and useful stitches.
All mending materials will be provided for this fun, expressive, and educational 2.5 hour sustainability fashion workshop.
$30 covers the cost of materials, tools, and a glass of wine.
February 2021 press
Interview with Carlie Madlinger, Collaboration with model Chabelys Flores, collaboration with Brother Junior, collaboration with Marc-Anthony.
Pangea Kali Virga was interviewed by Carlie Madlinger about sustainability, Pangea's creative process, and design philosophy. Read the in-depth interview here.
Pangea Kali Virga archive pieces like the Antoinette gown were featured in an editorial by Chabelys Flores at Blowing Rocks, Florida. See the romantic image set here.
Archive Pangea Kali Virga was lensed by Miami photographer Marc-Anthony. See the images here.
An eclectic mix of Pangea Kali Virga was used in this editorial by BrotherJunior. See the images quirky images here.
Pangea Kali Virga was shot by Jonathan Cox in her studio.See the workshop up close here.
Art Week Fashion Show at Sagamore Hotel, debuting new Expressionist RTW collection.
The Expressionist collection was debuted at the Sagamore Hotel AFFM event on December 2, 2020. The collection is comprised of 20 sustainable looks crafted from up-cycled materials and individually hand painted in the splatter style of Jackson Pollock. This process ensures an entirely unique design resulting in truly one of a kind pieces. The Expressionist collection has a variety of free flowing and fitted silhouettes with playful details and a modern elegance.
Images from the fashion show are available to view here.
Select pieces from the collection as shot by Andre Scheidt can be viewed here.
JANUARY 2021 press
Published work in Gmaro Magazine and Faddy Magazine. Brother Junior collaboration and Art at the Farm Event.
New Publications in Harpers Bazaar, Horizont, and Picton Magainze.
Pangea's designs were featured this month in Harpers Baazar, Horizont Magazine. Her styling and Inner Compulsion collection was featured in Picton Magazine.
See shots from these most recent publications, and publications here.
INNER COMPULSION COLLECTION DEBUT
inner Compulsion collection debut for Summer In Hindsight, Feature-Length Film
Pangea Kali Virga is proud to announce the completion of her latest sustainable series, the Inner Compulsion collection as featured in the Nelson Atkins Museum for the W.18th St Fashion Show feature-length film, Summer In Hindsight.
The ‘Inner Compulsion’ collection, draws inspiration from the linear graphic aesthetic traditionally aligned with the Bauhaus school combined with Pangea's flair for the chaotic and layered. Special attention was paid to the overlooked female figures in the Bauhaus movement and their patchworked maximalist fiber works, often made of unusual materials. The Inner Compulsion collection is made entirely of upcycled materials such as shower curtains, deconstructed sculpture, and second-hand garments, creatively reworked to become a new textile and garment. Orders, inquiries, rentals, and styling pulls can be made by emailing email@example.com. 10% of proceeds for this collection will be donated to the ACLU.
See the collection and film here.
New Publications in Fort Lauderdale Magazine, The Untitled Magazine, Vanilla Issue, L'Officiel, and Feroce Magazine.
Pangea Kali Virga designs were featured in Fort Lauderdale Magazine in the editorial A Star Is Born, QP Magazine, The Untitled Magazine in the editorial InFringe, Vanilla Issue, and L'Officiel. Pangea's Create Destroy collection and styling was featured in Feroce Magazine in the back cover editorial Kali.
See the images from the publications here.
New Publications in Chic Miami Magazine, Salyse, and more.
Pangea was shot by friend and collaborator Mark Allen.
New Publications in Gmaro, Opium Red, and Avessa Magazine.
New Publications in Contributor Magazine and Sustainability Lecture
Pangea's designs were styled by Jenny Figueroa for Gigi.
Pangea was honored to lecture on the topic of sustainability in fashion and the impact of community efforts against climate change at FIU.
Pangea kali virga x #wrecares
Making 600+ mask donations for Miami front line workers
#WRECares partnered with Pangea Kali Virga for their mask making initiative. You can read more about Pangea's contributions to providing face masks for local front line workers here.
New Publications in This Bitch Magazine, Haute Punch Magazine
Pangea Kali Virga's designs were featured in Haute Punch Magazine in the editorial State of Dreaming. Pangea's designs and styling were featured in This Bitch Magazine in the editorial Bratz on Break.
Chiffon Rose Purse was styled on Kathryn Mikesell in Bal Harbour Shops article, Standing Tall.
Pangea gave a live virtual studio tour via the Fountainhead Residency,see the tour here.
ducfs fashion show
Participation in the DUCFS Charity Fashion Show in England
Miami design district art basel fashion show x miami on sight
Fashion Show Produced by Pangea Kali Virga featuring the Create Destroy Collection
The Miami Design District presents Miami On Sight Runway, Executive Produced by Pangea Kali Virga, is dedicated to bringing together elegance and ethics, the conscious and the couture. Chosen designers at this curated showcase will be using their talents to demonstrate how fashion can be sustainable without sacrificing sophistication or quality. As the curtain closes on Art Basel and a week of international art events, this runway is also meant to re-center the conversation around inspiring work being done in the Magic City. Designers presenting will be Pangea Kali Virga, Felder Felder, Krel Wear, Mavrans, The Onikas, Ana Dalessio, Jet Lag Mode, Atelier E Jewelry and Tao Company Jewelry, with very special contributions from the students of DASH Miami. Models will be walking to a suite of songs by local Miami bands featuring every contemporary tendency. The show will incorporate the venue’s existing art and architecture into the unique performance, including Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome and the newly installed work, Pink Beasts by Fernando Laposse.
See the images from the fashion show here.
collins park x miami on sight
Fashion Show Produced by Pangea Kali Virga featuring the Create Destroy Collection
The first annual Miami On Sight fashion show took place in Collins Park, outside of the Bass Museum, on Sunday, September 29th, For our first annual runway, 16 local Miami designers and artists showcased 9 complete looks in collaboration with local shoe and accessory designers. The theme for the inaugural 2019 Miami On Sight Fashion Show was sustainability, featuring Miami designers that incorporate sustainable practices in the production of their garments and accessories. The runway also incorporated two distinctly Miami sculptures, Ugo Rondinone's neon Miami Mountain and the exquisite 1962 Albert Vrana Rotunda, monuments to a shared history of art and beauty in the open air. This free event, the first of its kind, drew an attendance of 500 people, with all VIP seat ticket proceeds benefiting Habitat For Humanity of Greater Miami, a local nonprofit organization that transforms lives and communities in Miami-Dade by providing low-income families with affordable home ownership opportunities.
See the images from the fashion show here.
april-june 2019 press
Designs and Styling work published in Solstice, La Botanica, Dreamingless and Fashion Grunge
The editorial Synaesthete was published in Fahsion Grunge.
Pangea Kali Virga was featured in an article on the Cool hour.
Influencer Jarry Lee wore Pangea Kali Virga in recent promotional images, see them here.
January-march 2019 press and publications
Pangea Kali Virga published in 7 Hues, Salyse, and more.
New Publications in Teeth Magazine, 7 Hues, and Tendencia Magazine, and performances by Annie Ellicott.
Pangea Kali Virga designs published in 7 Hues Magazine in the editorial Submit to Midnight.
Pangea Kali Virga designs published in Teeth Magazine in the editorial A Strange Way of Breathing.
Annie Ellicott wears the Big Red Dress for a performance at the Music Box in New Orleans.
See the collaborations and publications here.
Published shoot in Contributor Magazine, Valentina Sampaio, Carla Mauri music video
Hand-painted jean jacket designed by Pangea Kali Virga featured in the music video Wild Child by Carla Mauri.
Valentina Sampaio wore Pangea Kali Virga styled by Brandon M Garr.
See the images from the collaborations and publications above here.
Published shoot on Models.com, Jorocco Jewelry Campaign, Cause Magazine, Carla Mauri music video
Peach Chiffon Cape designed by Pangea Kali Virga featured in the music video Satelite by Carla Mauri.
Jorocco Jewelry styled their latest campagain video shoot with Pangea Kali Virga designs.
See images from these features here.
Published shoot in Ellements Magazine, Phosphenes, Elegant Magazine, and BluGrn Lookbook
Editorial titled The Awakening styled and with designs by Pangea Kali Virga was published in Ellements Magazine.
The editorial Home Sweet Home featuring styling and designs by Pangea Kali Virga was published in Elegant Magazine.
Pangea Kali Virga styled the BluGrn lookbook
See the images from this month here.
Published shoot in Lucy's Magazine, Solstice Magazine, and Somewhere Magazine
November-december 2016 press
Published shoot in SVGE Magazine and Retrograde Craft, collaboration with Isabella Forget, Kasa Eto, and Brooklyn Library exhibition.
Pangea Kali Virga's styling and designs were featured in SVGE Magazine in the editorial Forever Yours.
The editorial Elementations with styling and designs by Pangea Kali Virga was published in Retrograde Craft.
Pangea collaborated with Kasa Eto for two editorials with Omot Abella and Lux.
Pangea Kali Virga's editorial work was exhibited at the Brooklyn Saratoga Library. See the pictures here.
october 2016 press
Published shoot in Trend Prive Magazine, Elegant Magazine, and collaboration with Wilhelmina.
Pangea Kali Virga's styling and designs were featured in Trend Prive Magazine in the editorial Renascence.
Pangea's designs were used for test shoots for Wilhelmina model, images from this shoot can be seen here.
See the images from this month here.
August-September 2016 press
Published cover shoot in Volition Magazine, Dusk and Haze video shoot, and Elements Magazine editorial.
Pangea Kali Virga's styling and designs were featured on the cover of Volition Magazine.
Pangea Kali Virga's designs, styling, and dancing were featured in Dusk and Haze.
Pangea's designs were published in Ellements Magazine.
june-july 2016 press
Published shoot in Tocksick Magazine,
Pangea Kali Virga's styling and designs were featured in Toksick Magazine and Haute Punch Magazine with her Suburban Outkast collection debut shot by Sinjun Strom.
The lookbook for Suburban Outkast was shot on location in Long Beach and can be viewed here.
Pangea's designs were published in Volition Magazine
designer curator for 16th annual w.18th st fashion show june 2016
Co-producer for 16th annual fashion show and styling for The Pitch cover.
Pangea Kali Virga was honored to co-produce and curate this year's West 18th st. Fashion show. Pangea mentored 23 designers and styled and called the show as well as managed backstage for this annual event.
april 2016 press and collection debut
Published shoot in Grunge and Art magazine, Elegant Magazine, and debut of Relaxare collection.
No More Nomads at the kansas City museum
Costume design by Pangea Kali Virga for performances at the Kansas City Museum.
No More Nomads costume designs for opera singer Victoria Botero and violinist Coleen Deiker in site-specific designs for Picnic On My Dress. See promotional images and some event images here.
costume design for birdlike
Multimedia Performance for ArtSounds
Pangea Kali Virga worked on costume design and performance for Birdlike by Mark Allen, Cooper Ottum, and Cara Streever. Watch the film here.
JANUARY-JUNE 2015 PRESS
Publications in Like A Lion Magazine, Cest Moi Magazine, and Solis Magazine.
collection for ngan vuong Designs and Cheryl Eve Designs
Collection collaborations for Ngan Vuong Designs and Cheryl Eve Acosta Designs
front row society two time winner
Textile Design Award Winner for Scarf Designs to be sold internationally.
Published in La Palm Magazine.
July -December 2014 press
Publications in Huf Magazine, Scorpio Jin, LoCal Magazine, Delicious Dolls, and Plenilune
Pangea Kali Virga's designs, styling, and original art were publishedin Huf Magazine in the editorial Off The Wall.
Pangea's styling and designs were published in Scorpio Jin Magazine in the editorial The Orion Room.
Pangea's designes were featured in LoCal Magazine styled by Kyla Cherry.
Pangea's styling and design work was featured on model Kerry in Delicious Dolls Magazine.
i love you let's dance collection kcfw 2014
Collection for W.18th st Fashion Show published in EnVie Magazine.
Pangea Kali Virga debuted her I Love you Let's Dance collection on the KCFW 2014 runway.
See the fashion show here.
Cover story for Freque Magazine, A Hit Of Sarah, EnVie Magazine, and Elena Montemurro collaboration
Pangea Kali Virga's styling and designs were published in Dark Beauty Magazine and were the cover of Freque Magazine with the editorial Dream In Death.
Pangea's styling and designes were published in EnVie Magazine in the editorial Scarlet Rising.
Pangea's styling work was featured on the blog A Hit of Sarah, in the editorial Death of Beauty.
Pangea styled in collaboration with photographer Elena Montemurro in these two shoots.