Art & Design

Artist Jonathan Zawada on Fur Coats and ‘Wolf Cunts’

Art & Design

Artist Jonathan Zawada on Fur Coats and ‘Wolf Cunts’

Over Time, 2010
Cover art for Chester French’s Music 4 Tngrs, 2012
Over Time, 2010
Tent design commissioned by FieldCandy, 2011
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Name: Jonathan Zawada
Age: 32
Hometown: Perth, Australia
Currently resides: Los Angeles, California
Upcoming exhibitions: “Free Roam” at Prism NYC; “PWND” at The Popular Workshop, San Francisco

List three words that come to mind when you hear “King of Pop.”
Bubbles. Pepsi. Presley.

What’s the wildest artwork you’ve ever made?
A series of photos taken with Shane Sakkeus titled “Wolf Cunts,” which were close-ups of the pockets of expensive fur coats that were styled to look like vaginas.

What image should never be printed on a Hawaiian shirt?
Swastikas made from palm fronds.

There’s a new country being made to house former reality TV stars, and you’ve been asked to create its flag. What’s it look like?
A black-and-white test card. Either that, or prison bars.