In Some Melodious Plot campaign shoot – BTS Super8 footage shot by Tazmyn Slicer.  

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Veils of Cirrus, The Bones of Her Blazer 2021. Wool, solvy, cotton
herringbone tape, thread, dirt, ice and meathooks. Image captured by Sonny Witton. 

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Details of V.O.C.  Dryad Coat: hand drawn and embroidered panels of antique paper silk captured by Tazmyn Slicer.

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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. 

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Photo courtesy of Trudi Treble, featuring Veils of Cirrus belt.

Expressed through physical and digital mediums with a focus on tactile and wearable forms.

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Ontwaanet wearing Dryad dress in paper silk, captured by Tazmyn Slicer. 

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. 

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NEGATIVE CAPABILITY group installation curated by Veils of Cirrus, 2021. Image captured by Sonny Witton.

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A copy of John Keats' Ode to a Nightingale  (1819), in his brother George's handwriting. (The British Library)

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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.

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Hemlock and Dryad  captured by Trudi Treble (featuring aluminium brooch commission by Harley Herrera).

Antoinette in Hemlock scarf, captured by Trudi Treble.

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We are excited to invite you into our little world – Amy and Caitlin. 

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First layer of woodblock print on silk habotai. Original artwork by Lucy Waldron. 

Orpheus Charming the Nymphs, Dryads, and

Charles Joseph Natoire, Orpheus Charming the Nymphs, Dryads, and Animals  1757.

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Woodblock carving process by V.O.C. Original artwork by Lucy Waldron. 

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Photo courtesy of Kayleigh Heydon.