Author: Olivia Hegarty

Obelisk Marbling

Obelisk Marbling

Uniforms for a paper marbling workshop. The workshop was set up by artist Giles Round as an installation in National Trust house Nostell.

Choices on Behalf of Others

Choices on Behalf of Others

  The installation questions given cultural systems and contemporary politics of self, introducing ideas around the ‘individual’ and the ‘collective’. Exhibition attendees are invited to walk through the liminal space between self and other, where hundreds of fragile porcelainesque forms draw our attention to shared human commonalities. 

THE HIKE TO CALAIS

THE HIKE TO CALAIS

       Tent Repair Kits for Calais Prompted by political chaos in the UK this year, I wanted to passionately speak up for the benefits of immigration. Inward movement of people from other cultures always enriches the countries and communities those people arrive in, 

Three-Piece Tailored Suit

Three-Piece Tailored Suit

Bespoke soft-tailored lambswool herringbone suit for London-based actress Elly Condron.  

Ink and Chiffon

Ink and Chiffon

Studio Work.  Chinese ink on paper.  Silk/wool chiffon garment as part of upcoming costume project.

Avant Trousers Cerith Wyn Evans

Avant Trousers Cerith Wyn Evans

Bespoke avant garde charcoal chalk stripe wool/cashmere trousers commissioned by Cerith Wyn Evans.      The pattern for the garment when flat, was developed around a geodesic shape.           

The Grantchester Tailors Guild – Whitechapel Gallery

The Grantchester Tailors Guild – Whitechapel Gallery

     Title: Uniform by The Grantchester Tailors Guild General studio clothing printed with archive designs of The Grantchester Pottery.  The oversize multi- purpose workwear, one size for all, were provided to Whitechapel Gallery staff to wear throughout the duration of The London Open 2015. Each 

Alcoholic Architecture

Alcoholic Architecture

       Monastic-themed bar and hosts uniforms designed for Bompas & Parr’s Alcoholic Architecture project in Borough Market, July – December 2015.  The bar features a walk-in cloud of breathable cocktail. The underground bar sits next to the UK’s earliest gothic cathedral and on the site 

Drawn Lining

Drawn Lining

      Irish linen/silk bespoke suit with hand-painted washed silk lining.