Date: Wednesday 26 March 2014
Times: 6.30pm / 7.30pm / 8.30pm sessions (duration 45 mins)
Venue: Monash University Museum of Art
Dress code: Guests are encouraged to enter into the spirit of the event by wearing 1920s dress.
Please note this performance contains nudity and is suitable for 18+ audiences only.
Presented in association with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival cultural program.
What does the mind conjure up when a garment is described in words rather than seen? Adele Varcoe’s performance work Imagining Chanel explores how fashion is experienced through language. Imagining Chanel mimics Chanel salon fashion shows from the 1920s together with physical descriptions of Chanel garments from the 1920s-1960s to focus attention on the role that imagination plays in fashion.