Published in association with the current exhibition at the Royal Academy, 6 Burlington Gardens, this book reflects upon the relationship between our physical covering and constructed personal environments, our individual and social identities and the contexts in which we live.
It looks at the role of clothing in cultural and personal stories, issues of belonging, nationality and political and social confrontation. The artists and designers represented in the exhibition and book include:
Marina Abramovic, Acconci Studio, Azra Aksamija, Maja Bajevic, Handan Borutecene,Hussein Chalayan, Alicia Framis, Meschac Gaba, Marie-Ange Guilleminot, Andreas Gursky, Mella Jaarsma, Kimsooja, Claudia Losi, Susie MacMurray, Marcello Malobeerti, La Maison martin Margiela, Alexander McQueen, Yoko Ono, maria Papadimitriou, Grayson Perry, Dai Rees, Katerina Seda, Cindy Sherman, Yinka Shonibare, helen Storey, Rosemarie Trockel, Sharif Waked, Gillian Wearing, Yohji Yamamoto, Andrea Zittel.
254 pages, 25 x 16.5cms.
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