I have a background in Fashion and Textile Design and have 17 years experience creating costumes as commissions and in collaborations with visual artists, filmmakers, dancers and producers. Recent projects include costumes for London based artists Laura Wilson and J.Neve Harrington.
I am currently looking for experience as a Costume Trainee for HETV. I am eligible for one of 10 placements via the Start a Career in Costume Programme with contribution to weekly salary for up to 10 weeks. Please read my CV here.
01, 03, 73 Costumes for J. Neve Harrington’s project good luck, dinosaur; model Ben Whateley; photo Gabriela Zigova; styling Ieva Stakaite 66, 71, 92, 93, 94, 95 Costumes for J. Neve Harrington’s project good luck, dinosaur; model Ieva Stakaite; photo Gabriela Zigova 08 Costumes for J. Neve Harrington’s project good luck, dinosaur; dancer Tuan Ly; photo Rino Pucci; Project Credits: SOME TIMES R&D with: Elisa Vassena, Luke Birch, Lena Kimming, Tuan Ly, Katja Nyqvist, Christopher Matthews & J. Neve Harrington; good luck, dinosaur PERFORMANCE at Fest en Fest, Feb 2020: Elisa Vassena, Tuan Ly, Katja Nyqvist, Katye Coe, J. Neve Harrington, Finn & Rachel; R&D LIGHT: Lucy Hansom; R&D SOUND: Jamie Forth; WORDS: J. Neve Harrington; DRAMATURGY: Lou Cope; DESIGN: J. Neve Harrington; INSTALLATION: Candy Brown, Kat Bridge & Fest en Fest volunteers; CRITICAL FRIENDS/ ADDITIONAL RESEARCH: Paul Hughes; REHEARSAL DIRECTION Folk dance: Christopher Matthews; PRODUCTION: Kat Bridge, Iris Chan (2017) & Janine Harrington ; SUPPORTED BY: Dance4, Sadler’s Wells, Siobhan Davies Dance Open Choreography, South East Dance collaborate scheme,, Arts Council England, Fest en Fest/ H2 Dance 02, 24, 33, 41 Photo Lukas Dvorak04, 06, 17, 23, 29, 36, 42, 45, 50 Costumes for Laura Wilson’s project Deep, Deepen, Deepening; Performed by: Kirsty Arnold, Elina Akhmetova, Lorea Burge, Iris Chan, Laura Doehler, Janine Harrington, Tora Hed, Thom Mckeon, Adam Moore, Akshay Sharma, Petra Soor and Anne-Gaëlle Thiriot. Composed with: Mira Calix; Performance tools designed with: James Field; Produced with assistance from: Kirsty Arnold & Iris Chan; Thanks to Cambridge Archaeological Unit, in particular Mark Knight and Lizzie Middleton; and to Forterra Building Products Limited, in particular, Kevin Goddard, Alan Johnson and Kathryn O'Sullivan. Commissioned by Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery as part of the East Contemporary Visual Arts Network three-year project, New Geographies. New Geographies aims to create a new map of the East of England based on unexplored or overlooked places: www.newgeographies.uk; Photos: Rui Pignatelli 05, 09, 12, 15, 22, 25, 26, 30, 38, 40, 43, 44, 46, 48, 57, 60 Project Imaginary Words, Finalist of Schwarzkopft Brilliance Fashion Show; photo Michal Hustaty 07, 47, 67, 70 Costumes for Nowhere Theatre, Snowqueen; model Natalia Kohlerova; photo Martin Dandar 10, 28, 35, 37, 55, 58 Photo Veronika Nehasilova 11, 51, 76, 89, 90, 91 Costumes for Laura Wilson’s project Resting; exhibited at V&A Museum London and Stanley Picker Gallery; photo Lucie Kordacova 13, 21, 56, 61, 64, 69 Photo Michal Hustaty & Lucie Kordacova, thanks to Photoport Gallery in Bratislava 14, 19, 27, 32, 34, 39 Costumes for film by Lucie Kordacova, stills from film, thanks to Gabriela Gazova 16, 20, 31 , 52, 53 Prague Fashion Week 65 Prague Fashion Weekend, Finalist with Lucie Kralova 18, 62 Photo Lukas Dohnal 49, 54, 68 Photo Gabriela Zigova 59, 72, 104 Photo Zuzana Calounova 63, 74, 75, 77, 78 Costumes for short film Break by Edwin Mingard, stills from film and photo by Adriana Kytkova commissioned by Ben Uri; Exhibited: Ben Uri 100: Art, Migration and Identity - Somerset House, Ben Uri Gallery, Christie's (London, UK), Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle, UK) 79, 80, 81, 82 Costumes for short film Break by Edwin Mingard flying/falling commisioned by Channel 4 and Big Dance 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 Costumes for Laura Wilson’s project To the Wind's Teeth, commissioned by the Landmark Trust is premiering at Llwyn Celyn; Performed by: Zosia Jo, Deborah Light, Jake Nwogu, Osian Meilir, Music: Mira Calix, Photos: Reece Straw (83, 84) 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101 The Decorators, Portal Tables, installation view at Stanley Picker Gallery; photo Ellie Laycock; The Decorators Sofa-Bread, Portal Tables (2021) activated with Resting (2021) by Laura Wilson, performed by Elina Akhmetova and Piedad Seiquer, with costumes by Lucie Kordacova. Photography by Sergio Márquez & The Decorators. Commissioned by the Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University. 102, 103 Photo Zuzana Calounova 105 Photo Gabriela Cinkova, model Veronika 106, 107, 108 Photo Gabriela Zigova, video Lucie Kordacova 109, 110 Costume for performance Gutted by Laura Wilson, performed by Cush Jumbo at Site Gallery and photo by Shared Programme & 111, 112, 113, 114 performed by Nadia Emanand, photo by Jules Lister, Sheffield, Written by: Laura Wilson & Alan Whiting; Fabric design: Laura Wilson & 115 installation view, image Lucie Kordacova 116, 117 Rebecca Hamer in yellow dress, make up by Sophie Battersby, dress and photo Lucie Kordacova