DEATH OF FASHION? @ Barge House, London 26th April — 9.30 am to 6.30 pm ——– DIALOGUE / DISCUSSION / PERFORMANCE with special guest Diane Pernet

Protagonists from the field of Fashion Thinking and YOU will respond to the question: Is fashion dead?

Fashion has recently experienced house closures, designer redundancies and untimely deaths. Fashion is a digitally disseminated, mass consumption industry recently declared extinct.


Jonathan Faiers & Dellores Laing


Iain R Webb Elizabeth Wilson Andrew Groves Catherine Spooner Barry Curtis Annebella Pollen


Anat Ben-David & Alex Murray-Leslie (Chicks on Speed) introduced by Diane Pernet

Eve Ferret (Madame Bouffant)

Dahc Dermur VIII Dellores Laing

Film: Truffaut’s The Bride Wore Black

Discussion: Diane Pernet Claire Pajaczkowska Jonathan Faiers                

Tickets £75 available from

Price includes coffee, tea, pastries & lunch. DoF? Dinner (optional) & After Party 7.00 to 11.00 pm


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Alexandra Murray-Leslie

Alex is an artistic researcher and co-founder of the art band Chicks on Speed. She is currently Professor, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Honorary Industry Fellow, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney.