9 November 2010
East meets West: Fashion events at the Barbican
Future Fabric (11th Nov 6.30): Explore the convergence of fashion and technology with Philip Delamore, digital printing textile guru, showcasing works from his studio.
What Future Fashion Fabrication (11th Nov 7.30):Author Bradley Quinn investigates technology's meetings with fashion including insights from Jane Harris and Carole Collet of the Art's Textiles Futures Research Group
Black (18th Nov 6.30):Cult blogger Diane Pernet joins design duo Black in conversation, then its time to sip on a cocktail whilst watching a special selection of Black themed films!
East Meets West (25th Nov 7.30): Author Barbara Vinken, scholar Nicolas Cambridge and Toshio Watanabe take an illuminating look at the enormous impact that Japanese aesthetics has had on western fashion and culture.
Reinvention (2nd Dec 6.30): Cult artist/designer Noki talks about his future with his new fashion house The NHS. Plus bored of your wardrobe? Why not let glamorous haberdashery Pick Your Fingers help you create new outfits out of your old clothes.....
Check out the Barbican website for details