Talk Friday, 30 April 2021

Friday Forum: Creating Wonderlands

Lewis Carroll’s Alice is an icon. Across fashion, film, theatre, music and photography, 'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland', 'Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There' have provided endless inspirations and catalysts for creativity.

  • Friday, 30 April 2021

  • Online, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £17.00 - £35.00


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Hear speakers from across the creative industries as they reveal how they have reimagined, radicalised and revitalised Alice and her world. Join us for this Friday Forum Online as we discuss the question: what will our next ‘Wonderland’ be?

- Discover the emergence of Alice as a style icon and her influence on the high-street with Professor of children’s literature and childhood culture Dr Kiera Vaclavik.

- Adventure down the rabbit hole with experiential chef Tom Allen, Group Head Chef of Heston Blumenthal.

- Find out what Alice means to the next generation and the importance of celebrating difference with International model- actress, writer and diversity advocate Thando Hopa.

Wherever you are coming from, join the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance for hours of knowledge-sharing with top experts, delivered on our robust and reliable online learning platform. And, since your ticket price includes 7 days’ access, you will be able to take the time to absorb it all, with on-demand video recordings of all sessions and additional resources, plus discussion spaces to share your perspective and further your understanding with like-minded learners from across the globe.

Places are limited: book now to avoid disappointment.

Students get 50% off with a valid student ID.

Background image: Photocall for the performance of; a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, created by Damon Albarn, Moira Buffini & Rufus Norris, a co-production with The Manchester International Festival, Olivier Theatre, Royal National Theatre, London; 1st December 2015 ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London/The Royal National Theatre, London