Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The Concise Dictionary of Dress

The Concise Dictionary of Dress - trailer from Artangel on Vimeo.

Ever wanted a private view of the V&A's fashion collection? Well heres ya chance! For the not so bargain price of £12.50 you can have a guided tour through Blythe House (it's the building that houses the V&A's reserve collections of furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, fashion and fine arts- OHHH)Here's the low down-

During the hour-long walk, visitors will encounter eleven definitions from a dictionary of dress in the form of installations designed by Judith Clark and, for each word, a number of written definitions by Adam Phillips. Accompanied walks through the exhibition will operate Wednesday through Sunday, departing every 20 minutes from 1pm on weekdays (last tour starts at 7:40pm), and from 11am on weekends (last tour starts at 5:40pm). Places for each slot are limited to a maximum of seven people.
Sounds pretty interesting! Go here to book ya slot. 


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