The Quest for the Perfect Shirt

Saturday 6 October

By Richard Bliss

Join the quest at the Covered Market, Darlington

Artist and tailor Richard Bliss is on a quest to make the perfect shirt, and he is bringing his shirt-making project to Jabberwocky Market.

Richard has been travelling the country, talking to men and women about shirts; what shirts they like, how shirts should be worn, what messages shirts send out to the world. Using these conversations as his starting point, Richard is creating shirts that are being exhibited in museums, galleries and at pop-up events all around the country.

Pop down to down and into the Covered Market; come and talk to Richard about what you think makes a perfect shirt.  Maybe you’re inspired by a shirt in a painting or perhaps an object in town has sparked your imagination.

The Quest for the Perfect Shirt is a project that explores masculinity by making shirts in public. The project has been supported by Arts Council England.

Saturday 6 October 

(drop in)

VENUE:  Covered Market

AGES: any


TICKETS: non-ticketed 


If you like The Quest for the Perfect Shirt, you might also like Black in the same venue on Friday night.



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