Monthly Archives: June 2013

Day 5, or, When “The Book Sprint” became “The Fashion Condition.”

Day five was the final day of what felt like a real beginning. The group spent the morning feverishly reading, writing and adding to our shared, constantly evolving “Pirate Pad.” “Pirate Pad” served as the site from which our collective … Continue reading

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Book Sprint: Day 4

On day four, participants mediated thinking groups based on shared interests. A discussion on “work” explored its meaning and evaluation. The conversation on “Fashion education” challenged the role of the institution in education and in making/praxis. Throughout all five days, … Continue reading

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Book Sprint: Day 3

Day Three consisted of breaking out into pairings and interviewing one another. The “six questions” that evolved from the Book Sprint were formulated not only for the purposes of interviewing persons abroad, but also for better understanding the context, research … Continue reading

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Book Sprint: Day 2, or, “The Hannah Talks”

The feat of the day was in generating interview questions. The group debated how we might create a series of questions that were specific to the theme of Fashion and Politics, but that also allowed a point of entry for … Continue reading

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Book Sprint: Day 1

Day 1: The Question of Questioning During day one of the Book Sprint, we attempted to formulate a vocabulary of terms through which to discuss “Fashion and Politics.” We had a free-write session for about 20 minutes, and each wrote down … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] Fashion Victims: Public performance

A public performance by Yolanda Domínguez “Fashion Victims es una acción urbana inspirada en los recientes acontecimientos en Bangladesh (el derrumbe el 24 de abril de varios talleres textiles que acabaron con la vida de 1.127 trabajadores) que pretende dar … Continue reading

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