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Work Wear and Fashion Labor

  The mini symposium on Fashion and Labor was an informal event where many different perspectives on labor and dress were presented. The subject offers many points of departure as well as intersecting lines of design, work, labor, praxis and … Continue reading

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WorkWear mini symposium

In conjunction with the Workwear/Abiti da Lavoro exhibition at The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, the Fashion Praxis Lab hosts a mini symposium on the topic of Fashion and Labor. With contributors from across the New … Continue reading

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Flag under construction

Yesterday we started the process of making the flag. It is saying “A Garment Worker Was Killed Yesterday” and will be flown from Parsons to highlight the structural violence inherent within the current system of fashion production. The flag will now be … Continue reading

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A flag for Parsons

In 1920 the NAACP began flying a black flag from the windows of its headquarters at 69 Fifth Avenue when a lynching had occurred. The words on the flag says simply, “A Man Was Lynched Yesterday.” The threat of losing … Continue reading

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The Fashion Condition – now as book

The books is finished, and now available at Amazon.com. It is also available here as a pdf: FashionCondition-web. It has been a great journey and we are very happy the text finally left google docs to have a more worthy incarnation … Continue reading

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The Fashion Condition – soon in your hands

After a long process of discussions, writings, editings and rewritings on google-doc we finally got something together: The Fashion Condition. Now the final touches are done and it is in the coming days sent off to the printer: our first … Continue reading

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Fashion/Politics BookSprint

A Book Sprint? A Book Sprint brings together a group of people in order to produce a book in 3-5 days. There may be no pre-production and the group goes from zero to published book throughout the workshop. The book should … Continue reading

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