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CONF: Fashioning Taste: Social Hierarchies and Architecture, Design & Fashion (28 Nov 13)
Conference: Fashioning Taste (London, 28 Nov 13)
Thursday 28th November 2013
10.00-10.15 Coffee and registration
10.15 Welcome and introduction to IF
Graeme Brooker, Head of Fashion and Interiors, Middlesex University
10.30 Framing the Day: The last taboo: social class and cultural hierarchies Anne Massey, Professor of Design, Middlesex University
10.45 ‘Tropics of Taste: Curating The Silver Studio’
Zoe Hendon, Head of Museum Collections, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA) Middlesex University
11.15 Class, Modernity and Design in inter-war London Elizabeth Darling, Reader in Architectural History, Oxford Brookes University
11.45 The Forgetting of Arthur Wragg
Damon Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Design, Design Futures, Brighton University
14.00 ‘Utterly meretricious furniture’ for ‘vulgar people’: The interwar home and suburban modernity in England Deborah Sugg Ryan, Associate Professor of History and Theory of Design Falmouth University
14.30 ‘Dispelling the Myth: the influence of cinema on the fashion of
young working-class women in the 1930's'
Cheryl Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Fashion History, Middlesex University
15.15 ‘ “The Intelligent and Not So Well Informed”: the media, social class and the cultivation of public audiences for modern architecture’.
Jessica Kelly, Lecturer in Critical and Theoretical Studies at University for the Creative Arts
16.15 ‘Coals in the Bath: Taste, Anxiety and the Dirty Aesthetics of
the Working Class Home’
Christine Atha, Tutor in Department of Critical and Historical Studies, RCA
17.00 Closing Remarks
Dana Arnold, Professor of Architectural History and Theory, Middlesex University
17.30 Book Launch, The Grove, Middlesex University Graeme Brooker, Key Interiors, IB Tauris and Anne Massey, Out of the Ivory Tower: The Independent Group and Popular Culture