Engage: Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion

In art, culture, designer, Fashion on November 21, 2009 at 5:01 pm

Take from the Pratt Institute website.

***Image: Alabama Chanin, sleeveless dress from the “Song Birds Collection,” 2008.

Photo by Russ Harrington

November 20, 2009 – February 20, 2010

Panel Discussion with Artists and Designers
January 26, 2010, 6pm, Room 213, adjacent to the gallery

The first American exhibition to explore the work of artists and designers who seek practical and symbolic solutions to the question of integrating sustainable practices into the fashion system.

The exhibition is organized around three main themes: Reduce, Revalue and Rethink, expanding on the traditional ecological mantra Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by acknowledging the importance of aesthetics within fashion design.

Guest Curators: Francesca Granata and Sarah Scaturro

Artists/Designers: Bodkin, Alabama Chanin, Susan Cianciolo, Kelly Cobb, Loomstate, Rogan, Max Osterweis/ Zoë Sheehan Saldaña, SANS, Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Uluru, and Andrea Zittel and Tiprin Follett/Smockshop

A full color catalog of the exhibition will be available, made possible by a generous grant from the Coby Foundation, Ltd.

Who: Pratt Manhattan Gallery

What: Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion exhibition

When: November 20, 2009 – February 20, 2010 (Panel Discussion
January 26, 2010)

Where: 144 West 14th Street, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10011

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