CraftPerspectives Symposium | Prototyping Fashion's Futures
Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
May 30 – 31, Museum of Contemporary Craft is hosting a series of programs and events to open up themes relating to sustainability, ingenuity, and entrepreneurship explored in Fashioning Cascadia.
Prototyping Fashion’s Futures is a half-day symposium conceived as a think-tank to envision how Portland can become an incubator for the slow fashion movement. Through various conversations, presentations, and events, this symposium asks: In the way that this region has transformed the fields of transportation, energy, and food, how can we harness this momentum to innovate the apparel industry?
9am: Check in
9:15am: Opening Remarks by First Lady of Portland, Nancy Hales
9:30am: Morning Keynote Presentation by Gretchen Jones, designer for Pendleton Woolen Mills and winner of Project Runway
10:45am: short break for coffee and refreshments
11am: Panel Discussion | The Business of Fashion with panelists:
Elizabeth Dye, independent designer, Portland
Jennifer Guarino, Chair of the Maker’s Coalition and VP Leather Goods, Shinola Detroit
Britt Howard and Rosemary Robinson, owners of Portland Garment Factory
Davora Lindner, co-founder of Prairie Underground, Seattle
2:30pm: Afternoon Keynote Presentation by Otto Von Busch, Swedish artist, designer, researcher and activist, currently on the faculty of Parsons The New School for Design, New York
$30 public rate for the symposium, including a light breakfast
$20, ADVANCED PURCHASE public rate for the symposium, including a light breakfast
$15 for Students / MoCC Members / the PNCA Community (faculty, staff, alumni) / and AI Faculty
a limited number of FREE tickets will be released to PNCA and AI students. First come, first served!