Symposium: Talkshow. The Politics of Practice-Based Fashion Research

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MAK - Museum für angewandte Kunst, Wien

5 Stubenring

1010 Wien

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International symposium with pioneering fashion scholars and practitioners to explore critical contemporary fashion research practice.

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This Fall, the Austrian Center for Fashion Research, in collaboration with MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, is hosting a one-day symposium to bring together a group of pioneering fashion scholars and practitioners to explore critical contemporary fashion (research) practices. They will investigate the transformative potential of critical fashion knowledge between theory and practice, between doing and thinking, and beyond assumed disciplinary and epistemological boundaries. The symposium aims to react to changing paradigms in fashion practice and its promise to be a tool for criticality outside of fashion’s commercial imperative.

New social, cultural, political, technological and economical settings are creating new platforms for creative and critical inquiry into fashion and they require alternative forms of research and scholarship, as they bring new impulse into practice. Through a series of talks, panel discussions, lecture performances and fashion displays, the event aims to showcase critical curatorial, artistic, and academic interventions in fashion, art and design alike.

The Austrian Center for Fashion Research (ACfFR) is a cooperation between the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the University of Art and Design Linz,and contributes to a cross-diciplinary, international infrastructure for new fashion knowledge.

IMPORTANT: The Symposium is free but in order to attend the event you have to pay the regular Museum admission of 12€. Students pay a reduced fee of 5€ (please provide student ID). Students of the University of Applied Arts Vienna go free (please provide student ID).

Please also note that pictures are taken during this event and may be used for publicity purposes. Food and drink are not permitted in the event area.

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MAK - Museum für angewandte Kunst, Wien

5 Stubenring

1010 Wien

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