Exquisite Corpse

A Labyrinthine Masquerade

by angeliska on February 8, 2012

I’m still reeling from the magic of our Labyrinthine Masquerade Ball. My goal of recreating the ballroom scene from Labyrinth was realized, not only for me, but also for the scads of costumed revelers that braved stormy weather to come (…)

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As The World Falls Down

by angeliska on February 3, 2012

Exquisite Corpse Presents: AS THE WORLD FALLS DOWN A Labyrinthine Masquerade Ball Friday, February 3rd – 2012 10pm until 2am SWAN DIVE 615 Red River A night to enter the labyrinth and become a member of the fairy court – (…)

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The Left Eye of Horus

by angeliska on August 3, 2011

Horus was the ancient Egyptian sky god who was usually depicted as a falcon. His right eye was associated with the sun Ra. The eye symbol represents the marking around a Peregrine Falcon’s eye that includes the “teardrop” marking sometimes (…)

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Exquisite Corpse – Cinco de Mayo

by angeliska on June 1, 2011

For this month’s Exquisite Corpse, we will be dedicating the evening’s festivities as a special memorial to some of our friends and heroes who have died this month: Ramon, crazy-cat extraordinaire, Leonora Carrington – the surrealist sorceress, and to Nefairia (…)

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Le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau!

by angeliska on May 5, 2011

I did an interview with William Bass of Uweekly Austin about Exquisite Corpse recently, but I thought it might be good to post our full interview here, since I was able to go a lot more in depth about what (…)

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Exquisite Corpse + Charm School Vintage

by angeliska on April 7, 2011

The other night, Miss Shari Gerstenberger of Charm School Vintage and I joined forces to style an inspiration shoot for Exquisite Corpse, and to kick off a lookbook to guide anyone seeking ideas on what to wear. As a young (…)

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Exquisite Corpse: Black Rabbits

by angeliska on April 4, 2011

The next Exquisite Corpse night at the Swan Dive is quickly approaching, so amidst the flurry of anticipation and preparations, I thought I’d better get these fantastic photos up from the last soiree! All were taken by John Leach, tattooed (…)

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Finest of Flurries

by angeliska on February 16, 2011

Oh, hello! Do forgive the long absence from around these parts – for various reasons, I have just found myself either too busy, otherwise preoccupied, hibernating, or utterly confounded with archaic and sludgy-slow technology to muster up the moxie to (…)

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