Fashion Utopias: Then & Now
Somerset House, The Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
A symposium in partnership with the Courtauld Institute of Art History of Dress Research Department exploring the philosophical, political, social and cultural implications of fashion and utopianism. Researchers from the Courtauld Institute will present papers looking at Utopia in a historical context with responses from contemporary curators and designers. Topics include: the body, democracy and dictatorship, the fashion image and surrealism.