Dress Code by Ultimate Holding Company is inspired by the development of pattern in Whitechapel’s textile heritage. Commissioned by Deborah Smith Projects and Ben Eastop and funded by Tower Hamlets as part of the High Street 2012 initiative.
Look out for the inflatable ‘dressed’ structure in Altab Ali Park, a mobile bicycle ‘sculpture’ bedecked with textile bags moving along the high street, as well as miles of thread woven between trees at Mile End Waste this summer.
Here’s what’s happening this Saturday:
INFLATE, an inflatable ‘dressed’ structure. Altab Ali Park, White Church Lane, London E1 7QR
BIKE, a mobile bike ‘sculpture’ festooned with carrier bags customised with textiles. Between Altab Ali Park and Mile End Waste
THE WASTE, an 8-hour durational performance by Robyn Woolston. Mile End Waste, Mile End Road, E1
PUBLICATION, an exhibition reflecting the development of pattern in Whitechapel’s textile heritage. Runs until 29 July, Idea Store Gallery, 4th Floor, 321 Whitechapel Road London E1 1BU. Private View 21 June, 6-8pm
LOCATIONS: Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel High Street, and The Waste, Mile End Road
…DAY EVENT: 23 June, 10am - 5pm