The Fashion Professorship aims to rethink the cracks in the fashion system and the role that fashion plays – and could potentially play – in relation to urgent social, cultural, environmental and political developments in contemporary society. We envision an alternative and more engaged future of fashion in which we do more justice to fashion’s human dimension. Through research, design and critical thinking, we analyse and develop alternative approaches, systems, vocabularies and strategies. In doing so, we aim to activate the power of fashion to reimagine future bodies, future materials and future makers to contribute to resilient futures and inclusive societies.
Join us in #anongoingconversation about fashion in times of the corona crisis, and post-crisis.
Daniëlle Bruggeman and Hanka van der Voet started an ongoing conversation about fashion in times of the coronacrisis (and post-crisis). We initially started this conversation with a few key contributors of the Fashion Professorship, whom we directly work with: Femke de Vries, Aurélie Van de Peer, Emma Disbergen as well as research interns Lindy Boerman and Charlotte Verdegaal from our MA Fashion Strategy. You can read the first letters at: https://fashionprofessorship.artez.nl. The contributions by Aurélie Van de Peer and Charlotte Verdegaal will follow after the summer break.
We would like to open up this conversation and invite you to contribute to our letter correspondence. We are very interested in hearing your thoughts and views on: what is the impact of the corona crisis on the fashion system? What is the relevance of fashion today? What is at stake? How could - or should - fashion play a role in re-imagining our post-crisis society? And how does this all relate to Dissolving the Ego of Fashion?
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ArtEZ University of the Arts
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