00. Captured around the World - Exhibition in Tokyo
This exhibition showcased artefacts, garments, custom-made dress stand sculptures, design prints and screenings of Zapp's research into photography inspired fabric and fashion design. It further included bespoke garment making and limited edition outputs that had been developed with commissioning museum partners in the public creative sector in the UK. It took place in the Costume Gallery at Bunka Gakuen University and Fashion College in Tokyo from February 26th to March 4th, 2016. It showed research development in the field of Textile, Media and Installation from the past two years as a process of ongoing experimentation in conceptual fashion and as a mixed media based approach. Zapp also joined parallel a UK Trade & Investment Mission in Tokyo on this occasion and selected items of the collection were being presented at a networking event and reception in the presence of the Ambassador at his Tokyo residence.