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POP! Design Study Day

Date: 17 October 2012

Wednesday, 10.30am–5.15pm

An exploration of design, culture and fashion from 1956 to 1976 in the presence of the designers, artists and retailers who helped create British Pop Culture. The themes for discussion are 'Fashion and Pop Music', 'The Silk-Screened Image', 'Styling the Self', 'Pop Boutiques and the New Retailing' plus 'Pop materials and the legacy of a throwaway culture'. Speakers range from key designers whose work features in the exhibition to curators and academics.



10.30am Welcome and introductions

11am Fashion and Pop Music
Discussion hosted by Paul Gorman, author of The Look: Adventures in Rock & Pop Fashion with Antony Price

12pm The Silk-Screened Image: Textiles, Graphics, Posters
Discussion hosted by Target Gallery including Natalie Gibson and Sue Timney

Lunch and tour of exhibition

2pm Styling the Self
Discussion hosted by Peter York, author, consultant, broadcaster and journalist, including Andrew Logan, Marsha Hunt, Keith Wainwright and Justin de Villeneuve

3pm Pop Boutiques and the New Retailing:
Carnaby St, Portobello Rd and Kings Rd

Discussion hosted by Kate McIntyre, Principal Lecturer, Bucks New University, including Robin Farrow, Pamla Motown and Jon Wealleans


4.10pm Pop materials and the legacy of a throwaway culture
Discussion hosted by N J Stevenson, fashion historian and author of The Chronology of Fashion including David Bartlett, Paul Clark and Clifford Richards

5pm Closing remarks
Dennis Nothdruft, Curator Fashion and Textile Museum
Celia Joicey, Head of Fashion and Textile Museum


Price: £60 / £45 students

Booking Information
Spaces are limited therefore advance booking is strongly recommended.
To book your place contact the museum:
Phone: 020 7407 8664 (booking line open Tues – Sat, 11am – 5pm)
Email: info@ftmlondon.org
Pay online (+£1 booking fee)

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