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Fuera la Injusticia,
Fuera las Paredes

May 2017



The saying, "If not me, who? If not now, when?" remained engraved in my heart after hearing it. "Fuera la injusticia, fuera las paredes" (no more injustice, no more walls) is the message I want to express and share. If we see or experience injustices we should not remain silent. Taking off the walls that silence and block us from communicating about the wrongs in society because of fear or insecurities. We need to liberate those who live in unjust situations and create a better world for all together.

I focused on three main garments to reflect my feelings in a visual format. One represents the "wall" which is shown through a construction of a mask and a layered garment of different textiles. It represents the shell that dissembles our souls and the message hidden inside. When the wall gets destroyed it reveals the soul which shouts, "¡Fuera la injusticia, fuera las paredes!" which is what is beaded on the first dress in a hidden way. Now the soul is naked and revealed and is not willing to go back behind a wall, nothing will hold it back.

The other dress represents the awakening of the soul (”El Despertar”). Three beaded eyes in different stages of opening, waking up to fight for justice. 

These pieces were inspired by the psychedelic art movement in the 1960s and the groovy hidden texts within the illutrations.






Photographer/ Nisha Phongpetra
Model/ Hannah Eliza
Makeup/ Grace Margaretha















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Isa Guadalupe Medina es una diseñadora y artista de la ciudad de Tijuana, B.C., México. Se tituló como diseñadora de modas de la Universidad Parsons The New School for Design en Nueva York. Encuentra su inspiración en su cultura y la naturaleza por su rara belleza y cambios constantes. Su trabajo se enfoca en la delicadeza y detalle que refleja aquellas artes y bordados de toda la nación mexicana.


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Isa Guadalupe Medina is a fashion designer and artist born in Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Parsons The New School for Design. She finds inspiration in her culture and in nature for its rare beauty and constant change. Her work focuses on the intricacy and detail that is reflected from the art, embroidery and weaving of all Mexico.






︎Past Shows and Interviews:


2019 Pasarela “Simbiosis” Noche Blanca, Castillos del Mar Rosarito
2016 Interview with Kora Salas blog
2015 "Pintando Caminos" Unidas por Tijuana
2013 RAW Finalists Awards Show (Designer of the Year Award) RAWartists
2013 RAW Artists Fashion Show
2013 Coronado High School Art Walk Fashion Show
2013 FGI San Diego Royal Fashion Design Competition
2011 "Art Meets Fashion" with Fiveloaves Twofish






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