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Creative Collaborations: Francis Upritchard and Karl Fritsch in conversation

Saturday 13 February 2016, 2–3pm 
Free entry

This informal conversation between London-based artist Francis Upritchard and German-born jeweller Karl Fritsch will explore the artist's unique sculptural language and the multiplicity of artisan and craft traditions Upritchard has incorporated into her practice, including collaborations with UK fashion house Peter Pilotto, Karl Fritsch and Italian designer Martino Gamper.

Discussion convened by Paola di Trocchio, Curator International Fashion and Textiles, National Gallery of Victoria.

Presented as part of the survey exhibition Francis Upritchard and the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival's Cultural Program Project Series 2016.

Image: Francis Upritchard, Tourist 2012 (detail), modelling material, foil, wire, paint, cloth. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2013. Image courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry, London