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Fashion Praxis flag for lost workers

Sourcing Journal Online reports today on two fires, a garment factory in China and a textile factory in Bangladesh, that claimed the lives of six and three workers respectively. (The headline reports 11 deaths, however the source articles report six … Continue reading

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Book Sprint on Fashion and Labor, or WorkWear

Book-Sprint-On-Demand! Between May 23rd and 27th, the Fashion Praxis Lab hosts a book sprint on the topic of Fashion and Labor at Parsons School of Design. As its point of departure, we will reexamine parts of Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition, especially … Continue reading

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Draw The Line

On March 2nd, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard the most important reproductive rights case in almost 25 years. The decision, likely to come down in June 2016, will determine whether Texas can shut down nearly all abortion care … Continue reading

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Politics of Pockets with Kat Jungnickel

The Politics of Pockets: an exploration into material inventions (and interventions) This talk and workshop delves into a history of pockets. Drawing on archives, patents, utopian feminist literature and science and technology studies I explore pockets as socio-political mobility technologies … Continue reading

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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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Fashion Praxis at Sweat Equity

On Sunday March 6th, 2016, the New York Historical Society hosted the inaugural conference in honor of Jean Dubinsky Appleton, titled Sweat Equity: Women in the Garment Industry. The conference concluded with a panel from Parsons, moderated by Fashion Praxis … Continue reading

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