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Friday Lates: Costuming the Baroque

Student takeover

Wimbledon College of Arts students working in Costume and Performance bring paintings to life
This event is part of Friday Lates.
Date
Friday, 27 May 2022
Time
6.30 - 8 pm

About

Students working across Wimbledon College of Arts’ BA Costume for Theatre and Screen, BA Acting and Performance and BA Contemporary Theatre Practice collaborate to tell the stories of paintings found in our 17th-century Spanish and Italian collections. 

Making use of art history to inform the future of costume design and interpretation, new narratives and methods of construction that acknowledge the movement and physicality of the performer, are presented in the gallery space.

Join us in Rooms 30 and 32 to experience the outcomes of their research and design.

Image: Detail from Nia Powell in Jenny Kan's (Yuening Jian) finished design at the National Gallery, 2018. Photo: The National Gallery, London

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Friday Lates: Costuming the Baroque

Student takeover

Wimbledon College of Arts students working in Costume and Performance bring paintings to life
This event is part of Friday Lates.
Date
Friday, 27 May 2022
Time
6.30 - 8 pm

Drop-in event

Free

This event is available on a first come, first served basis. Although you do not need to book this event, you will need to book your free Gallery entry ticket to gain admission to the National Gallery.

Please arrive in good time to access the building and find the event.