Author Archive for Olivia Hegarty

Opera di Peroni

    A project with Tour de Force for a mini-opera sponsored by Peroni beer, produced by Go Opera, touring the UK summer 2012.  Incredible reflective fabric used in the men’s costumes from Dashing Tweeds (Scottish Fashion Awards Textile Brand of the Year).

LUIGI ONTANI – Serpentine Marathon 2010

I worked with il maestro Signor Ontani on the costumes for this performance piece.  It took the form of a procession from the Serpentine Gallery to an oboe-accompanied tableau vivant at the Royal Geographical Society.  The papier maché masks were hand-made in Italy.  Each masked character represented a literary or art historical figure such as Aubrey Beardsley, Virginia Woolf, Francis…

TO SEE THE NEED TO SEE

Lime wood 26cm x 9.5cm x 13cm; cotton lashing The ultimate sustainable approach to design is to prioritise the potential longevity of the designed item and consider its later maintenance as a key part of its essence.  The features of this object are reminiscent of those found on a wooden boat. This draws attention to the effort and passion with…