WEAR: what we wear, how it's made and its impact on the world
WEAR asks us to investigate the issues of the fashion industry. Are we too wasteful, throwing clothes away once they've been worn a few times? Do we care who's making our clothing and how much they're being paid? How does our clothing represent who we are and what we have to say?
What if we could all design our own clothes online? Curator Edwina Ehrman shares how the team at Unmade have developed new technology to cut down on fashion waste.
How might we manufacture our clothing to better protect us and the environment? Designer and engineer Oluwaseyi Sosanya explores the potential of 3D weaving.
How might we design clothes without harming the environment? Curator Elisabeth Murray shares how Vivienne Westwood designed a dress using Amazonian wild rubber.