Series GSAA/AV/1 - GSA Fashion Shows

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Key Information

Reference code

GSAA/AV/1

Title

GSA Fashion Shows

Date(s)

  • 1978-1986 (Creation)

Level of description

Series

Extent

6 items

Content and Structure

Scope and content

A number of the GSA fashion shows were filmed and some of these films are held by GSA Archives and Collections, namely the films for 1978, 1982, 1984, 1985 and 1986. These show models on the stage plus in some cases backstage footage and/or stills, and the audience arriving at the venue. For four of the films held by GSA Archives and Collections, the soundtracks have been incorporated at the editing stage and reflect the songs played at the show.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

This material has been arranged chronologically.

General Information

Name of creator

(fl 1970s-)

Biographical history

Colin Carruthers studied Graphic Design at GSA in the 1970s and was a cameraman for the 1978 fashion show. He was awarded a maintenance scholarship for a further year at Glasgow in session 1978-79.

Name of creator

(fl c1970s-)

Biographical history

Denis Crossan studied at GSA in the 1970s and filmed the 1978 fashion show. Whilst at GSA he exhibited photographs. He has worked as a cinematographer for all his professional life, from the 1980s and into 2017, on a number of Hollywood films and television programmes. Denis is also a member of the British Society of Cinematographers.

Name of creator

(fl c1970s-)

Biographical history

Chris Webster studied Design and Visual Communications at GSA, graduating in 1980. Chris filmed the 1978 fashion show. He was awarded a maintenance scholarship for a further four terms at Glasgow in session 1978-79. Chris is a freelance television producer and director, and has been based in the Middle East since 2013.

Name of creator

(fl 1980s-)

Biographical history

Brian Carroll studied at GSA in the 1980s. He did the Graphic Design for the 1986 fashion show and was involved in its filming. He was awarded the Tom Campbell Memorial Prize for Graphic Design in session 1984-85. As at July 2017, Brian is a photographer based in Cardiff, with his own company Crimzn. He has won three BAFTA Cymru Awards.

Name of creator

(fl 1978-)

Biographical history

Lyn McLaughlin started as an AV Technician in the Architecture School in 1978 and then went on to work as a Technical Assistant to the whole school in various departments. As at July 2017, she works as part of the Learning Technology Resource unit. Lyn filmed and edited the films for the fashion shows from 1982 to 1986.

Name of creator

(fl 1980s)

Biographical history

Ken Plater was involved in filming the 1984 and 1986 fashion shows.

Name of creator

(fl 1980s)

Biographical history

Marise Plater was involved in filming the 1984 and 1986 fashion shows.

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Related Material

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Related materials

DC 093 Undergraduate Fashion Shows contains material relating to the Undergraduate Fashion Show.

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Administrative Information

Description identifier

GB 1694 GSAA/AV/1

Institution identifier

GB 1694

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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Processing information

  • This material has been catalogued by Jennifer Lightbody, Skills for the Future Archives Trainee, 2017.

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