Centre for Fashion Curation (CfFC)
A world-leading centre in the field of fashion curation.
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The Centre provides a unique catalyst and platform for research, exhibitions, symposiums, workshops and publications, and collections-based enquiries.
Research, teaching and learning are embedded within the practices of the Centre. CfFC’s academics lead and teach on the MA Fashion Curation and most provide PhD supervision.
We actively forge close partnerships with global, national and regional museums, galleries, archives, private collections, conservators, creative and commercial industries and publishers to support the theory and practice of the discipline in its broadest sense.
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Practice-based PhD student at Centre for Fashion Curation, Louise Chapman presented a new approach to her PhD confirmation. Louise created a multi-sensory experience for her examiner, Donatella Barbieri, through a participatory, object-based approach to the presentation of her research.
Centre for Fashion Curation stories
A Cabinet of Serendipities
This display comprised objects collected as aides to Jenna Rossi-Camus' practice-based doctoral research in fashion curation. The practical element of Jenna's thesis was a proposal for a site-responsive exhibition about fashion and graphic satire
The development of 'Piecemakers', by its curator, LCF Archivist Susanna Cordner. The exhibition celebrated the makers and manufacturers behind the work of London designers, representing them by the tools of their trade.
Ravishing: the Rose in Fashion
Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion is an exhibition that will be staged at The Museum at FIT (MFIT) in New York (10 September 2020 – 9 February 4 January 2021). A book of the same published by Yale University Press
Motive Motif - Embroidery Workshop
To coincide with this year’s 澳门葡京游戏app Research Season, where all six 澳门葡京游戏app colleges hosted events on the theme of social justice and the arts, CfFC presented a workshop and talk on the life and work of the Suffragettes.
Celebrating 25th anniversary of a groundbreaking fashion exhibition 'Streetstyle' held at the V&A in 1994 through a series of exhibitions, podcasts and events.
An international, interdisciplinary network focuses on the ways modern and contemporary fashion is continually reinterpreted through varied mediums.
Work inspired by selected shoes from LCF’s archive, revealing new interpretations of historic objects.
Matteo Augello: Corporate cultural policies and museums: a critical evaluation of the role of the industry in the evolution of fashion curation in Italy. Watch a research lecture by Dr Augello.
Sara Chong Kwan: Making Sense of Everyday Dress: Integrating multi-sensory experience within our understanding of contemporary dress in the UK.
Willi Smith: Street Couture, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. //t.co/ztdl5BSyIF