A stunning example of Indian embroidery, this C.19th Jama is embellished with silver-gilt gota and sequins made from clipped jewel beetle elytron, (wing cases) that form the shape of a flower on the breast of the garment. Learn more about this process: https://fal.cn/3ix3u pic.twitter.com/SEwba3QEB4
In her ground-breaking series Zabat, photographer Maud Sulter captures nine black women as iconic Greek Muses. The word Zabat describes an ancient ritual dance performed by women on occasions of power, signifying Sulter's call for a repositioning of black women in photography. pic.twitter.com/yakVsoaXAN
We’re delighted to announce our latest residency with
@SianFan. Coinciding with #alicecuriouserandcuriouser, Sian will be looking closely at our East Asian Collection, discovering various wonderlands represented in paintings, illustrations, & embroidery.
What do shoes, a flask and a gun have in common? In the case of these objects, they've all been created with 3D printing and scanning. From the delicate to the dangerous, explore some of the objects that the technology is capable of making.pic.twitter.com/Ng15d9EVRq
Digital Atmosphere is a Mixed Reality sculpture from digital artist duo Daria Jelonek and Perry-James Sugden, known as
The piece looks at how technology and art can illuminate the quality of our air, usually invisible to the naked eye. #LDF21pic.twitter.com/zpZeVOi7h9
What happens when you merge science and technology with both haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion? See the captivating Biomimicry Collection by Auroboros at Digital Design Weekend. Learn more: https://fal.cn/3iuyM pic.twitter.com/14h8Yrh6H4
Meet Bushra Waqas Khan, one of the 8 designers nominated for the Jameel Prize. Head to our YouTube channel to watch the full film. ^As part of the Jameel Prize: Poetry to Politics exhibition | Free entry: https://bit.ly/3i3uO1T pic.twitter.com/fFQwAkdTwc
Had a bad day? Just feel like yelling....
Watch artist Babak Golkar talk about the 'Scream Pot' an interactive work, offering a space where visitors can scream out their frustrations in public. Visit as part of
(Please note the installation is for viewing only.)pic.twitter.com/xx6qNx9Te1
Find out more about the event: https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/PdaBoXNV/o21061-friday-forum-designing-for-change-nov-2021 …
Do you love
#LDF21? RT for your chance to win a place on our online Friday Forum: Designing for Change event on 19 Nov.
Join a panel of contemporary designers as they discuss design’s pivotal role in shaping the biggest issues of our times. #FreebieFriday #Design1900Nowpic.twitter.com/OXKrzrbYCz
Tonight! We're staying open for
#FridayLate. Advanced tickets to the museum have sold out online but you can still walk up without one, (although if we're busy there may be a wait.)
Free tote bags by @hydardewachipic.twitter.com/70IibbF09x
#LDF21 highlight, 'Placeholders,' by designers Aude-Line Duliere and Juliet Haysom, that sees large and precious stones that previously made up the V&A building make a comeback in the form of street furniture.
On view now: https://fal.cn/3itby pic.twitter.com/k8djxlFfCL
From the invention of the mini-skirt to the development of youth fashion, the sixties were an innovative time for design. Spanning the shift from 'Mod' style through Space Age to hippy chic, check out our collection of fashions from the era: https://fal.cn/3isPg pic.twitter.com/6947800vlS
#LDF21 on a high, join artists, engineers and technologists for a weekend of free workshops, talks and demonstrations exploring the intersection of technology and design at this year's Digital Design Weekend: https://fal.cn/3irGB pic.twitter.com/3JJmFhn0F6
Introducing Sonzai - from director
@Roland_Lane , this project is a mixed-reality VR experience celebrating the power of dance.
Experience it for yourself as part of #LDF21: https://fal.cn/3irq2 pic.twitter.com/fBbJdtOzhB
Created amidst a pandemic, Portal Tables is a project reflecting on the paradoxical way in which the pandemic has both vilified microbes and prompted a renewed interest in homemade practices of nurturing microbial life.
See it at
#LDF21 https://fal.cn/3irq3 pic.twitter.com/Ks9XZT3oMl
Lund Point involves the transformation of a 23-storey tower block on the edge of the Olympic Park, into a multi-lens camera obscura.
Created by young adults from east London with Brendan Barry, see the project at
#LDF21 https://fal.cn/3irdP pic.twitter.com/cKDJcgwihO
Closing next month Contemporary Ceramic Art from the Middle East & North Africa | Free entry : https://fal.cn/3ir9C See the inventive works of 19 artists working with clay today, including Tunisian artist Malek Gnaoui whose Black Sheep/Dead Meat piece is pictured.pic.twitter.com/oPMyGcID6f
We’re delighted to announce our involvement with the
@Nat_Collection and their five #DiscoveryProjects, receiving £14.5m from @ahrcpress to transform the UK’s cultural and heritage collections. #NationalCollection
Find out more: https://www.nationalcollection.org.uk/Discovery_Projects …pic.twitter.com/VW39flhJAc
Tickets on sale for Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution
Discover the thrilling stories behind over 200 treasures.
Book now: https://fal.cn/3ippr
Members go free
With thanks to The Jewel Gallery
Supported by Pan Pacific London