1. A state of essential simplification; safe in numbers. 2. Recipient of an unnoticed demand, complicit; choosing not to choose; compliant, and therefore enraged; unwitting double agent. 3. Blended into a selected background. 4. Committed to difference, and by it; horrified by the idiosyncrasy of desire; uniformly agreeable. 5. Accurate, diligent; wired for surprise; mourning variety. 6. Consensus as spell; idealist.
Click here to watch a short film about this definition. Photograph by Norbert Schoerner from The Concise Dictionary of Dress publication, published by Violette Editions in association with Artangel. The Concise Dictionary of Dress was at Blythe House from April - June 2010. Installation by Judith Clark, text by Adam Phillips. See here for details.