In Some Melodious Plot campaign shoot – BTS Super8 footage shot by Tazmyn Slicer.
Details of V.O.C. Dryad Coat: hand drawn and embroidered panels of antique paper silk captured by Tazmyn Slicer.
Rare piece of unfinished embroidery, Britain c. 1660.
(The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection)
V.O.C. is two creative visions borne in Melbourne, overlapping to weave a tale.
Photo courtesy of Trudi Treble, featuring Veils of Cirrus belt.
Expressed through physical and digital mediums with a focus on tactile and wearable forms.
Collaboration and cross-pollination across local creative networks is our core value. We hope to bridge different art disciplines, creating a new realm into the unknown.
We are motivated by a necessity for considered slow methods of design. Longevity is instilled in every piece.
A copy of John Keats' Ode to a Nightingale (1819), in his brother George's handwriting. (The British Library)
Brendon in Mirth dress, captured by Trudi Treble.
We produce micro runs of environmentally considered one-off garments and objects. Everything is designed, pattern-made and sampled in our Brunswick studio.
Hemlock and Dryad captured by Trudi Treble (featuring aluminium brooch commission by Harley Herrera).
We are excited to invite you into our little world – Amy and Caitlin.
Charles Joseph Natoire, Orpheus Charming the Nymphs, Dryads, and Animals 1757.
Woodblock carving process by V.O.C. Original artwork by Lucy Waldron.
Photo courtesy of Kayleigh Heydon.