These recordings are taken from the Instant Clothes Museum workshop led by Felicity Ford at Ptarmigan on 3rd May.
To introduce the “Instant Clothes Museum”, Felicity described her evolving image of clothes as a text or personal essay, and introduced her project, The Slow Wardrobe. She then invited participants at the workshop to consider the meaning of their own clothes and the subtext of their outfits, providing tags and pens for the production of “The Instant Clothes Museum”. Participants then attached tags to their clothes.
Kadrianna wore a red jacket with high wool content in it and some red boots, which were repaired after a night of dancing damaged the soles.
In these recordings you can hear tags being made for Kadrianna’s jacket and shoes; decorating tags with rubber-stamps; and the recordings Kadrianna made whilst riding her red bike and walking in her boots around the old town of Tallinn.
The workshop participants talk about safety pins; mending; Russian superstitions; boots; bicycles and repairs, and you can hear the sounds of the tags of “The Instant Clothes Museum” being blown about by the Tallinn wind.
Kadrianna decorated her Museum tag with images of safety pins and a sheep.