Juliana Sissons: Fashion Designer in Residence (2010)

2010 Fashion Designer in Residence Juliana Sissons’ used inspiration from the V&A Medieval and Renaissance Galleries to explore new and innovative methods of garment shaping through the use of pattern cutting techniques and ‘fully fashioning’ machine knit structure.

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Studio images: Fashion Design Residency, Sackler Centre for arts education at the V&A

A selection of images takenin the Sackler Centre studio, by V&A photographer Maike Zimmermann:

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Couture Collection presentation: Juliana Sissons, at the V&A, 2011

The Fashion installation, being shownin the Medieval and Renaissance Galleriescreatedan unexpectedromantic atmosphere; surrounded by the backdrop of sculptural artifacts, renaissance coloursand accompanied by the soft sound ofwater from the fountain.

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Juliana Sissons Couture Fashion Show: Medieval and Renaissance Galleries: Engaging Fashion with a Museum Audience: Questionnaire

Thank you to everyone who attended my show. I recieved some fantastic comments about the production and the quality of knit; as I am particularly interested in howa Museum audience reacts to fashion showing within the Galleries, I have enclosed a filled in sample questionnaire, for you to see and am interested in your views.Juliana Sissons Couture Fashion ShowMedieval and Renaissance Galleries Victoria & Albert MuseumEngaging Fashion with a Museum Audience

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Juliana Sissons – Couture Fashion Show: Medieval and Renaissance Galleries: 19th February 2011

Inspired by Armour, these garments were designed to give personality and power to the individuals, padding builds up areas of the body and lends an imposing and authoritative touch to the female figureJuliana Sissons: Couture CollectionSaturday 19th FebruaryMedieval and Renaissance Room 50a13.30 & 15.00

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Shadow Catchers/ Friday night late event

'Shadow Box' performance set in the Cast Courts at the V&A MuseumImages by V&A photographer Peter Kelleher

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