The kimono is the quintessential symbol of Japan, but has also played an important role in global fashion exchange.
This talk will explore the adoption of foreign elements in historic Japanese dress and the impact of kimono on western styles.
Speaker: Anna Jackson, V&A Keeper, Japanese textiles and dress, cultural relations
between Europe and East Asia.
Entry to the winter lectures is on a first come basis so we recommend arriving 15 minutes before the advertised start time to be assured of a seat. Parking in the area can be difficult so you may want to allow extra time to find a space.
All Winter Lectures take place at:
Priory Road Lecture Theatre,
University of Bristol,
8 Woodland Road,
The 2019-20 Winter Lecture programme includes:
- Kimono fashion and global style (10 October)
- How the Black female image was whitewashed from Renaissance art (7 November)
- Cosmochemistry – geology meets space science (5 December)
- A journey through the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum (9 January)
- Book of humans (6 February)
- Inglenooks and old curios – the origins and development of Folk Life collecting (5 March)