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Past exhibitions

  • three models with hair pulled back into ponytails sit on chairs draped with red velvety material, all wearing red sunglasses and dolce & gabbana print garments.
    The exhibition was curated by Anastasiia Fedorova and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar. | Hassan Kurbanbaev | Logomania | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    The Real Thing  

    The exhibition was curated by Anastasiia Fedorova and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • flat lay style image of thread spools on shelves, the shelving is held together by red measuring tape, and in front is a machine weaving a cloth. title PIECEMAKERS repeats across the top of the image.
    Curated by Susanna Cordner. Photographs and films were created by photographer and filmmaker Carlos Jiménez. | Lead Graphic, Photography by Carlos Jimenez | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    PIECEMAKERS  

    Curated by Susanna Cordner. Photographs and films created by photographer and filmmaker Carlos Jiménez.

  • piles of BREAKFACTOR exhibition guides on a counter. designed on red card with pink block capital stylised font and letters displaced across the page.
    Exhibition Guide, Photography by Michelle Marshall | Exhibition curated by Polona Dolžan. The Immersive installation Break Factor exploreExhibition curated by Polona Dolžan. Bringing together set designer, Sarah McNabb, fashion designer, Louise Gray, sound designer, Shervin Shaeri and dance artist, Alethia Antonia | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Break Factor  

    Exhibition curated by Polona Dolžan. The Immersive installation Break Factor exploreExhibition curated by Polona Dolžan. Bringing together set designer, Sarah McNabb, fashion designer, Louise Gray, sound designer, Shervin Shaeri and dance artist, Alethia Antonia.

  • red text on purple background, text reads COMME des MAR*ISTS.
    Curated by Camilla Palestra in collaboration with Centre for Sustainable Fashion and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Rainer Ganahl: Comme des Marxists  

    Curated by Camilla Palestra in collaboration with Centre for Sustainable Fashion and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • close up of Moschino graphic and text printed denim outfit and quilted down jacket. in the distance a display wall of text titled Garage Girls.
    Exhibition View - Close up of Moschino Denim Outfit and Down Jacket. Photography by Katy Davies | Super Sharp Reloaded and the wider series RTRN II JUNGLE are curated by Tory Turk, it was jointly conceived with Saul Milton and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Super Sharp Reloaded  

    Super Sharp Reloaded and the wider series RTRN II JUNGLE are curated by Tory Turk, it was jointly conceived with Saul Milton and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • exhibition space with black display cabinets, showcasing hanging womenswear blouses, and perspex boxes with ornaments, in the distance a few stiletto knee high boots. on the far wall a collage print of footwear designs.
    Inside Arc was curated by Polona Dolžan and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar The Arc was jointly created by designer Jennefer Osterhoudt and stylist Nick Royal | Photography by Unai Mateo Lopez | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Inside Arc  

    Inside Arc was curated by Polona Dolžan and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar The Arc was jointly created by designer Jennefer Osterhoudt and stylist Nick Royal.

  • on the right side a framed portrait of a model in a silver and red kimono influence style garment, with elongated choker and hair styled in large disks. in the middle an interactive display with headphones. on the left a block of text titled 'Shaun Leane / Alexander McQueen'.
    The exhibition was timed with the release of Lou Stoppard’s book, ‘Fashion Together: Fashion’s Most Extraordinary Duos on the Art of Collaboration’, published by Rizzoli, which can be bought via Claire de Rouen Books. The exhibition was curated by Lou Stoppard and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar. |Shaun Leane, Alexander McQueen. | Photography by Katy Davies. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Fashion Together  

    The exhibition was timed with the release of Lou Stoppard’s book, ‘Fashion Together: Fashion’s Most Extraordinary Duos on the Art of Collaboration’, published by Rizzoli, which can be bought via Claire de Rouen Books. The exhibition was curated by Lou Stoppard and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • participants interacting with wooden climbing frame strucutre and slingshot fabric swings, crowds watching in the distance.
    Polyphonic Playground was a ground-breaking, playable structure commissioned by Fashion Space Gallery and designed by Studio PSK. It was last on display at Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound at the Museum of Art and Design, New York.| Exhibition Overview, people on swings. Assemble Miami. Photograph by Chris Delgado. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Polyphonic Playground at Museum of Art and Design, New York  

    Polyphonic Playground was a ground-breaking, playable structure commissioned by Fashion Space Gallery and designed by Studio PSK . It was last on display at Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound at the Museum of Art and Design, New York.

  • a red and black jacket suspended in a display case. To the right a window revealing a street. To the left (behind the display case) a framed photography of the same jacket.
    Present Imperfect explored museal conventions: experimentation and innovation are core objectives of the University of the Arts research Centre for Fashion Curation. Commissioned by Ligaya Salazar, Fashion Space Gallery, and presented in collaboration with Centre for Fashion Curation. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured  

    Present Imperfect explored museal conventions: experimentation and innovation are core objectives of the University of the Arts research Centre for Fashion Curation. Commissioned by Ligaya Salazar, Fashion Space Gallery and presented in collaboration with Centre for Fashion Curation.

  • abstract line and shape art, black ink on white background.
    Film by Juriaan Booij + Studio Swine The exhibition was accompanied by a catalogue designed by Czech graphics and design collective OKOLO, it includes contributions by Kristen Gallerneaux, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lily Cole, Ligaya Salazar, Karel Veselý and Studio Swine. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Fordlandia  

    Film by Juriaan Booij + Studio Swine The exhibition was accompanied by a catalogue designed by Czech graphics and design collective OKOLO, it includes contributions by Kristen Gallerneaux, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lily Cole, Ligaya Salazar, Karel Veselý and Studio Swine.

  • close up of scuffed black and white boot heels, beside a crushed coca-cola can.
    Benjamin John Hall, Fashion Space Gallery’s first design resident, took inspiration from current geopolitical issues and espionage. Exhibition Design by Steven Legget. Graphic Design by Nikos Georgopoulos. | Photograph- Exhibition installation- The Kompromat boots. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Laboratory 12  

    Benjamin John Hall, Fashion Space Gallery’s first design resident, took inspiration from current geopolitical issues and espionage. Exhibition Design by Steven Legget. Graphic Design by Nikos Georgopoulos.

  • Distorted image of topless model, body leaning forward, head leaning back within a large plastic green leaf textile.
    Designers included: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Flora Miranda, Texturall and Tigran Avetisyan. Digital Disturbances was curated by Leanne Wierzba and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar. | Photograph - Bart Hess, Echo, 2011. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Digital Disturbances  

    Designers included: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Flora Miranda, Texturall and Tigran Avetisyan. Digital Disturbances was curated by Leanne Wierzba and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • black and white abstract oil paint effect, close up of a face - closed eyes, with abstract shapes and textures behind and embossed spots / strokes on the face.
    This exhibition focused on Alexander McQueen’s catwalk make-up and coincided with the major retrospective of his work, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A. Curated by Polona Dolzan and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up  

    This exhibition focused on Alexander McQueen’s catwalk make-up and coincided with the major retrospective of his work, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A. Curated by Polona Dolzan and commissioned by Ligaya Salazar.

  • six framed images on exhibition wall, filtered through blue PVC overlay, with middle segment in full colour. Framed images of models in different poses. In focus - images of models falling over, sitting propped against a wall, in multicoloured garments.
    Don’t Stop Now: Fashion Photography Next was initiated by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and co-produced with Fashion Space Gallery, London College of Fashion. The exhibition was curated by Magdalene Keaney and is accompanied by a book published by Thames and Hudson, Fashion Photography Next, 2014. | Exhibition View through Blue PVC. Photography by Emmi Hyyppä.| London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Fashion Photography Next - Part 2  

    Don’t Stop Now: Fashion Photography Next was initiated by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and co-produced with Fashion Space Gallery, London College of Fashion. The exhibition was curated by Magdalene Keaney and is accompanied by a book published by Thames and Hudson, Fashion Photography Next, 2014.

  • multiple hanging dip-dyed dresses in front of a cermaic tiled and cloud decal backdrop. Dresses all white at the top, and dyed in various colours at the botom- blue, teal, green khaki, yellow and orange.
    This exhibition featured newly commissioned work by set designer Simon Costin, renowned for his work with Tim Walker and Alexander McQueen, and questioned what catwalk shows could be if the possibilities were limitless. Curated by Ligaya Salazar. | Exhibition view- Dyed dresses, Sanatorium, 2014. Photography by Katy Davies. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Simon Costin’s Impossible Catwalk Shows  

    This exhibition featured newly commissioned work by set designer Simon Costin, renowned for his work with Tim Walker and Alexander McQueen, and questioned what catwalk shows could be if the possibilities were limitless. Curated by Ligaya Salazar.

  • skyline photo of the roof garden- people walking across, blue, pink, white, brown and black patterened floor with similar coloured benches of various sizes. Beneath the roof garden we see the busy london cityscape with pedestrians and buildings.
    The rooftop at London College of Fashion, part of the original design for the Central London building, was transformed by architecture practice Studio Weave. | London skyline, herringbone pattern. Photograph. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Roof Garden by Studio Weave  

    The rooftop at London College of Fashion, part of the original design for the Central London building, was transformed by architecture practice Studio Weave.

  • close up of a glass sculpted dress with a flame inside. The top half shaped like a corset, and the bottom half made of wired glass elements hanging down.
    This selection shown at Fashion Space Gallery included works by Boudicca, Hussein Chalayan, Lucy and Jorge Orta, and Helen Storey, whose practice bridges the boundaries between fashion and art. Curated by Adriano Berengo and James Putnam. | Exhibition Installation View - Helen Storey - Dress of Glass and Flame. Photograph by Katy Davies. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London
    Glasstress: White Light | White Heat  

    This selection shown at Fashion Space Gallery included works by Boudicca, Hussein Chalayan, Lucy and Jorge Orta, and Helen Storey, whose practice bridges the boundaries between fashion and art. Curated by Adriano Berengo and James Putnam.

  • exhibition view of two multicoloured large portrait paintings of Coco Chanel against two blue walls. In between both paintings a mannequin posed wearing a navy unitard.
    Exhibition Installation View of two painted portraits and mannequin. Photography by Daniel Caulfield-Sriklad| This exhibition explored the friendship and working practices of two extraordinarily talented, creative women, Californian artist Marion Pike and Coco Chanel. Curated by Amy de la Haye. All objects were lent by Jeffie Pike Durham. | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London