Judith Clark is a freelance curator of dress and exhibition-maker. She is Reader in the field of Fashion and Museology at London College of Fashion, where she is Director (with Amy de la Haye) of MA Fashion Curation. She is also on the faculty at IUAV (Venice University). She opened the first independent gallery of dress (Judith Clark Costume Gallery) in 1998, and has since curated major exhibitions at the V&A (Spectres; Anna Piaggi: Fashion-ology); ModeMuseum, Antwerp (Malign Muses) , Palazzo Pitti, Florence (Simonetta: La Prima donna della Moda Italiana) and Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions). Forthcoming exhibitions include The Eye Has to Travel on Diana Vreeland, at the Museo Fortuny in Venice.
Adam Phillips, formerly Principal Child Psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, is a psychoanalyst and writer. He is the author of 14 acclaimed books, most recently Side Effects, and On Kindness written with the historian Barbara Taylor. He is the Editor of the New Penguin Freud translations, and a regular reviewer for the London Review of Books.