The Wear Project

Nadia Malik

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Abstract

When we meet a character in a performance, the implicit understanding is that they have existed until the point where we join their journey and will continue existing after we leave them. Their clothing tells a hi/story to the audience before we hear them speak and before any action takes place. As a Costume Designer and Lecturer, my awareness of costuming as an anthropological practice has led me to explore these principles using myself as the subject of scrutiny. For one year I am logging every clothing combination I go through along with memories, prices, locations and dates, etc. in order to explore the sub/conscious clothing decisions I make and the stories, embedded in my clothes, that I am surrounded by every day. What does my wardrobe mean to me inwardly and reveal to my audience outwardly, and how does this ‘me-search’ extend my artistic practice?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalScene
Volume2
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014

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Malik, N 2014, 'The Wear Project', Scene, vol. 2, no. 1-2, pp. 107-112. https://doi.org/10.1386/scene.2.1-2.107_1

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