SCCI FASHION HUB 2018
The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) are launching their highly anticipated debut SCCI Fashion Hub on Thursday April 5.
The programme of events will run from 5 – 21 April 2018 and will explore fashion within the broader context of contemporary art and culture.
The programme includes stimulating talks, performances, workshops and films featuring local and international guests presented over 17 days at SCCI, MAAS and the Chauvel Cinema in Sydney.
Fashion Words Saturday 7 April 10.30 am
Influential fashion journalist Bandana Tewari, Vogue India’s Editor-at-Large, discusses exciting collaborations between European luxury brands and Indian artisan, a flourishing new generation of Indian designers and more. Award-winning authors Helen Garner and Charlotte Wood explore how they clothe their characters, and their own fashion triumphs and tribulations, alongside acclaimed costume designer Gabriela Tylesova. In conversation with Caroline Baum.
Emmanuel Coquery Thursday 5 April @ MAAS 7pm - 8.30pm
In this special keynote event, Director at the Grand Palais, Paris, Emmanuel Coquery asks is fashion art? Do major exhibitions of the great names of fashion in museums and galleries around the world show that fashion is now perceived as a form of art in the fullest sense?
Akira Minagawa Keynote Tuesday 10 April @ MAAS 7.30pm - 9pm
Japanese design guru, Akira Minagawa, has a goal to create fashion that will last 100 years with a radical rethink of fast fashion. Join us for a keynote special event where he explores his unique design philosophy. (See feature in Good Weekend).
Women in Shadow Monday 9 April @ MAAS 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Artist Nasim Nasr takes a supercharged look at the veiled female figure in a one-off performance that combines a subversive runway show with spectacular sound, light and installation.
Art of Fashion Wednesday 11 April @ SCCI 5.30-9.30pm
Curator and writer Alison Kubler highlights the originality and artistry of clothing the human body with 2017 Young Australian of the Year Paul Vasileff, artists Mella Jaarsma and Kate Scardifield and AFC Member Romance Was Born.
SCCI is the latest iteration of the not-for-profit Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF), a philanthropic enterprise dedicated to providing an innovative forum for contemporary art. SCAF commissioned 37 major projects by internationally renowned visual practitioners from Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East including Ai Weiwei (China), Janet Laurence and Brook Andrew (Australia), Dinh Q. Le (Vietnam), Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA, Yang Fudong (China) and Tokujin Yoshioka (Japan).
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