A video documenting Judith Clark and Adam Phillips' 'The Concise Dictionary of Dress', London, United Kingdom
27 April 2010 – 27 June 2010
Located within Blythe House – the V&A’s vast reserve collections of furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, fashion and fine arts – The Concise Dictionary of Dress began as you navigated a turnstile, crossed a corridor and took the industrial goods lift up to the floor. A wrought iron staircase led you out onto the roof towards an exposed cupola containing the first of a sequence of intriguing definitions in a walk-through dictionary of dress.
For more information: artangel.org.uk/project/the-concise-dictionary-of-dress/
Image: Armoured 14, part of Judith Clark and Adam Phillips's The Concise Dictionary of Dress installation at Blythe House, London, 2010. Photograph: Tas Kyprianou