Symposium: The Vanishing Art of Camouflage

Groves, Andrew 2016. Symposium: The Vanishing Art of Camouflage .

TitleSymposium: The Vanishing Art of Camouflage
AuthorsGroves, Andrew
Abstract

A one-day event examining the history and use of camouflage from its military and artistic roots to its contemporary generic and ubiquitous use, with invited speakers from both the fashion industry and academia.
This symposium will feature recognised experts in their field discussing topics relating to the theme of camouflage: from the natural world to military use, traditional and subversive, its adoption by the fashion world, and of camouflage as a means of disguising one’s true self in the modern age. Speakers
Professor Jonathan Faiers.(Winchester School of Art)
Dr Charles Kirke. (Cranfield University)
Mr Geoff Martin. (Natural History Museum)
Tim Newark. (Historian and Journalist)
The symposium is organised by the University of Westminster to coincide with the exhibition at London Gallery West The Vanishing Art of Camouflage, curated by Andrew Groves and Robert Leach using artefacts from the newly created Westminster Menswear Archive.

Year2016
Keywordsmenswear, fashion, camouflage, uniform, history

Related outputs

Invisible Men: An Anthology from the Westminster Menswear Archive
Sprecher, Danielle and Groves, Andrew 2019. Invisible Men: An Anthology from the Westminster Menswear Archive . Ambika P3, London

The Overworked Body: An Anthology of 2000s Dress Curated by Matthew Linde
Linde, Matthew and Groves, Andrew 2017. The Overworked Body: An Anthology of 2000s Dress Curated by Matthew Linde. Goethe Institut, 38 Ludlow Street New York, NY 10002

The Vanishing Art of Camouflage
Groves, Andrew and Leach, Robert 2016. The Vanishing Art of Camouflage.

ARCHETYPES
Leach, Robert and Groves, Andrew 2015. ARCHETYPES . London Gallery West, The Forum, University of Westminster Watford Road, Northwick Park, Middlesex HA1 3TP

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