The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia in Federation Square presents 200 Years of Australian Fashion where over 120 works from more than 90 designers showcasing the work of contemporary designs including exquisite historical design.
Claimed to be the first major survey of Australian fashion to be undertaken in this country, a diverse range of programs for this exhibition including opening weekend pop-up design talks and a symposium exploring the question, what is Australian fashion?
Curators, designers, practitioners and academics will actively engage audiences in programs throughout the exhibition period including design talks, curator’s perspectives, designer-led workshops, a discussion series and intimate behind the scenes: Fashion Collection sessions.
Works of contemporary designers such as Dion Lee, Ellery, Romance Was Born and Toni Maticevski are some of the famous names participating.
The exhibition also includes multimedia footage and interviews, photographs and works on paper. A fully-illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition.