The 6th Annual Altered Barbie & Ken Show

The 6th Annual Altered Barbie & Ken Exhibit

The 6th Annual Altered Barbie & Ken Show, organized by Julie Andersen of ChatterBox, takes place at the new Art 94124 Gallery in San Francisco from August 1st-17th. There will be a Art 94124 Gallery fundraiser event on Friday, August 1st, an artists reception on Friday, August 8th, an Barbie and Beyond Workshop at SCRAP on Saturday, August 9th and a closing reception on Friday, August 14th.

It is Barbie’s and Ken’s Celebration of conserving and reuse. Join Artists from around the San Francisco Bay who Resurrect Kens and Barbies and Reinvent them into a wide range of recycled and re-usable Barbie art that includes mixed-media, painting, printmaking, photography, quilts, fashion, poetry & 3D Barbie’s, with video, performance and film.! Over 80 artists showcase their eco-friendly visions and creations.

Here’s a video by the Personal New Network (PNN) from last year’s Altered Barbie Show featuring an interview with DJ Puss Puss.

Top Fuel Barbie

B-1 Barbie

Todd Lappin shot of couple of photos of Altered Barbies from last year’s show.

photos by Todd Lappin (Telstar Logistics)

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