AboutBOUDICCA present a fashion perspective that offers, considers and celebrates all possibilities beyond the boundary of âthe dress'. Celebrated for their couture and tailoring, Zowie Broach and Brian Kirkby purposefully challenge passive assimilation at every level of experience, embracing film, performance, installation and sculpture, presenting their work in museums and galleries internationally.
Boudicca are based in London and have been established since 1997, initially showing in art galleries until 2001, when they were invited by the British Fashion Council to present during London Fashion Week. Plymouth College of Art are proud to be presenting this new exhibition, showcasing alumna Zowie Broach who studied her Art Foundation at the College in the 80's.
This exhibition is supported through the 2007-2013 Interreg IVA 2 Seas Programme and is part of The Crysalis project, a collaboration between Plymouth College of Art, The University for the Creative Arts (Rochester), The International Centre of Lace and Fashion (Calais) and TI03 Textiles Open Innovation Centre representing Ronse, Belgium.
Free Public Events:
Boudicca - Artist Talk
Thurs 24th April / 5.30-6.30
BOUDICCA will discuss their practice and careers in more detail, highlighting the range of their artistic outcomes.
Mohsin Sajid Designer Talk
Weds 30th April / 5.30-6.30pm
British-born Denim designer and enthusiast Mohsin Sajid will talk about the history of denim, his company ENDRIME and design practice.
Weds 7th May B O U D I CC A film 5.30-6.30pm
BOUDICCA present their collection of short films, clips and moments from cinema and video that have inspired, propelled, encouraged and spurred on the artists/designers.
Weds 14th May Jane Harris talk and book signing
Professor Jane Harris, Director of Design Research at Kingston University will discuss her practice and her recent publication Digital Visions for Fashion+Textiles: Made In Code.