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Costume in Action

Costume Upcycling and Richard III – introductory lecture with Simona Rybáková

September 7, 2013

Costume Upcycling and Richard III – introductory lecture with Simona Rybáková

The costumes for Shakespeare‘s Richard III by the Czech costume designer Simona Rybáková were designed and produced ...
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Upcycling Costume: DeReConstructing Masculinity with Takis

September 7, 2013

Upcycling Costume: DeReConstructing Masculinity with Takis

Recycling old-fashioned male garments not only answers the demands of ever changing fashion consumption, but can also he...
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Costume Upcycling: Exploring Femininity with Lise Klitten

September 7, 2013

Costume Upcycling: Exploring Femininity with Lise Klitten

Turning old, disused clothing into costumes by deconstructing them, selecting the most interesting elements, and piecing...
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Reel People: Character, Cinema and Costume Design

September 8, 2013

Reel People: Character, Cinema and Costume Design

Distinguished costume designer, and curator of the V&A’s major 2012 exhibition Hollywood Costume, Professor Debora...
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Deborah Nadoolman Landis in conversation with Sammy Sheldon Differ

September 8, 2013

Deborah Nadoolman Landis in conversation with Sammy Sheldon Differ

In the early stages of her career Sammy Sheldon Differ worked as costume concept artist for films such as Gladiator and ...
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Gesture into Costume with Lea Anderson

September 8, 2013

Gesture into Costume with Lea Anderson

SOLD OUT. How does costume effect the way movement happens and is perceived?  What role should costume play in the c...
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The Royal Opera House Costume Department: A Journey Between the Past and the Future

September 8, 2013

The Royal Opera House Costume Department: A Journey Between the Past and the Future

From the perspective of the creative process behind the making of costumes at the Royal Opera House, Ilaria Martello can...
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OISTAT Costume Design Group hosts Research Symposium 1: Revisiting Historical Costume: Visit to Fashion Museum, Bath and Symposium

September 9, 2013

OISTAT Costume Design Group hosts Research Symposium 1: Revisiting Historical Costume: Visit to Fashion Museum, Bath and Symposium

Contributors: John Bright, Sabine Snijders Chair: Matteo Augello Revisiting the historical in costume is a practi...
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Curation and Costume

September 10, 2013

Curation and Costume

Keith Lodwick is a curator at the V&A Museum in the Theatre & Performance Department. Keith co-curated Hollywood...
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Research Symposium 2:  Costume and absence: a space for curation

September 10, 2013

Research Symposium 2: Costume and absence: a space for curation

The papers presented considered costume as separated from the body of the actor, as the place from where to view and cre...
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Making the Superhuman through Costume with Vin Burnham

September 10, 2013

Making the Superhuman through Costume with Vin Burnham

Costume designer Vin Burnham, whose body of work includes opera, ballet, film, TV and exhibitions, has created the Batsu...
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OISTAT Costume Design Group hosts Shakespeare at the Sewing Machine

September 10, 2013

OISTAT Costume Design Group hosts Shakespeare at the Sewing Machine

Globally classic, Shakespeare’s work is continually re-examined and redesigned. “Shakespeare at the Sewing Machine...
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Research Symposium 3 : The Agency of Costume in Society

September 11, 2013

Research Symposium 3 : The Agency of Costume in Society

Papers presented here are from designers, theatre makers and academics whose idea of costume expands beyond the performa...
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Performance Design as a Creative Interaction Tool for Young People with Dr. Sofia Pantouvaki

September 11, 2013

Performance Design as a Creative Interaction Tool for Young People with Dr. Sofia Pantouvaki

This workshop explored how the design methods and collaboration processes of design for performance can be used for the ...
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Re-inventing costume through sculpture with Robert Allsopp

September 11, 2013

Re-inventing costume through sculpture with Robert Allsopp

Robert Allsopp demonstrated how he extends the body through costume by bringing together traditional sculpting and fabri...
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Research Symposium 4: Digital Costume

September 12, 2013

Research Symposium 4: Digital Costume

The speakers discussed the opportunities offered by new technologies to costume practice and theory and also reflected o...
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Deconstructing Tailoring with Graham Cottenden

September 12, 2013

Deconstructing Tailoring with Graham Cottenden

SOLD OUT. This workshop invited participants to deconstruct and reconstruct the most ubiquitous garment in the West, ...
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Research Symposium 5: Costume, Culture and Calendar celebration: Carnival and the body; Chaired by Lilja Blumenfeld

September 13, 2013

Research Symposium 5: Costume, Culture and Calendar celebration: Carnival and the body; Chaired by Lilja Blumenfeld

This symposium looked specifically at calendar celebrations from Brazil and Europe and how these are experienced and emb...
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Fluidity and Form, Bias Cut and Costume with Claire Christie

September 13, 2013

Fluidity and Form, Bias Cut and Costume with Claire Christie

SOLD OUT The fluidity and form workshop allowed participants to experiment with the perfomativity of cut and of mater...
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The League of Gentlemen: Design and the Creation of Comedy with Yves Barre

September 14, 2013

The League of Gentlemen: Design and the Creation of Comedy with Yves Barre

Yves Barre, Bafta award winning costume designer spoke about the serious work that goes into creating comedy characters,...
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