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Tim Gunn on Disco Fashion [Interview]

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Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque

Tim Gunn on Disco Fashion [Interview]

Tim Gunn, Fashion Consultant & Author
Robert Newlen, Deputy Librarian of Congress

Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Newlen interviews fashion icon and native-Washingtonian Tim Gunn about the history of fashion in the disco era and its impact on modern fashion. Gunn is a past chair of fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design, where he was on faculty from 1982-2007. He is a design mentor and host of the hit television show Project Runway, which has garnered him a primetime Emmy Award. Gunn is the author of five books. Book-signing to follow.

Presented in association with Brightest Young Things, The Recording Academy, Capital Pride and the District of Columbia Library Association


Tim Gunn by Scott McDermott

Photo by Scott McDermott

Part of Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque, a series of programs that explores the legacy and impact of disco on popular culture since the 1970s.

NOTE: The venue for this event has changed from the Mumford Room (James Madison Memorial Building) to the Coolidge Auditorium (Thomas Jefferson Building) - 4/19/2017

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