GSK Contemporary – Aware: Art Fashion Identity Free Salons
Helen Storey, 'Say Goodbye', 2010. Experimental dissolvable dress, dimensions variable. Model Pixie @ Profile Model Management Ltd; make up and hair Sam Basham; textiles Trish Belford, University of Ulster. Photo John Ross. Cake and conversation feature at these salons, where the audience joins practitioners from the realms of art, fashion, sociology, performance, journalism, and fashion image-making to explore themes provoked by ‘Aware’, and to discuss ways in which fashion and art are presented, consumed, understood, respected, or reviled. Supported by Bastyan.
Amy Bluett is a freelance curator and exhibition designer based in London.
Daniela Hatfield MA RCA is a stylist, Curator and Senior Lecturer at London College of Fashion.
Camilla Palestra is Curatorial Research Assistant (London College of Fashion) and is completing her MA in Curating Contemporary Art (RCA).
Jenna Rossi-Camus MA is a curator, exhibition designer, Head of Exhibitions Research (Museum of British Folklore),
and contributor to Worn Through.
sketch Parlour at the RA; 6 Burlington Gardens, 5–6pm
Tickets and more information will be available soon; pre-booking essential