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|Type of Research:||Show/Exhibition|
|Creators:||Clark, Judith and Phillips, Adam|
Located within the working store for the V&A’s vast reserve collections of furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, fashion and fine arts, The Concise Dictionary of Dress began with a journey through a turnstile, into an industrial goods lift and up to the first in a sequence of intriguing definitions in a walk-through dictionary of dress…
Cast objects and photographs, tableaux of clothing and accessories were arranged amongst the rolling racks and wrapped objects stored at Blythe House, the former headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank in Olympia, west London. The anatomy of the building revealed surreal and evocative interventions in unexpected places; metaphors of repression and ceremony; fragments of the clothed body briefly glimpsed.
Commissioned by Artangel, The Concise Dictionary of Dress re-described clothing in terms of anxiety, wish and desire, as a series of definitions created by psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and accompanying installations designed and assembled by fashion curator Judith Clark.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||curation, dress history, installation design|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Fashion|
|Date:||10 April 2010|
|Funders:||Artangel, London College of Fashion, Arts Council England|
|Related Websites:||http://www.violetteeditions.com/books/previously_published/concise_dictionary_of_dress.html, http://www.artangel.org.uk/projects/2010/the_concise_dictionary_of_dress, https://vimeo.com/11460448, https://vimeo.com/12791493|
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
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|Measurements or Duration of item:||3 months|
|Date Deposited:||02 Feb 2012 11:24|
|Last Modified:||13 Feb 2015 12:27|
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