Jun 27 2017

The Narrative Power of Clothes

London College of Fashion

20 John Prince’s Street
London W1G OBJ, UK

ATOPOS cvc is proud to be participating in the Annual Meeting of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costumes (ICOM Costume), that will take place at the London College of Fashion from June 26 to June 29, 2017. The title of this year’s meeting is “The Narrative Power of Clothes”.

Stamos Fafalios, director and co-founder of ATOPOS cvc, will present his paper titled “RRRIPP!! Collection: the Atopos Paper Dress Collection, The Back to Front Story of a Paper Kimono” on Tuesday, June 27, at 4:00 PM.

He will introduce the RRRIPP!! Collection to fashion experts and dress historians, explaining how it came about and giving a .short tour of the collection’s site-specific installations. Particular emphasis will be given to the latest addition to the collection, a paper kimono from the Edo period that concludes a Japanese section of the exhibition and relates to the disposable Newspaper dresses of the 60’s.

Download the preliminary schedule of the conference here.