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Fashion Theory Seminar: Archaeology of Fashion Film (2017-2019)

Fashion Theory Seminar: Archaeology of Fashion Film (2017-2019)

For the sixth installment within the Fashioning Theory seminar series, Caroline Evans and Marketa Uhlirova of Central Saint Martins discussed the dynamic nature of the fashion film and its relevance within the fields of fashion and media studies. The lecture commenced by exploring how media archaeology can serve as a tool to better understand contemporary […]

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Would you like some Sushi Merguez? Micro-Event № 50

Would you like some Sushi Merguez? Micro-Event № 50

History of Design and Curatorial Studies students in the Bodies in Space class, taught by Dr. Emmanuel Cohen who specializes in performance studies, recently participated in a workshop conducted by Tsuneko Taniuchi. Tsuneko Taniuchi is an internationally renowned performance artist who was born in Hyogo, Japan and has been living and performing in Paris since […]

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Objets d’étude: The politics of the Study Collection in the Fashion Museum

Objets d’étude: The politics of the Study Collection in the Fashion Museum

The MA program in Fashion Studies at The New School Parsons Paris has carried out a unique collaboration with MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp, culminating in this new exhibition. Eleven pieces from designers including Dior and Yamamoto – as well as a deconstructed fake Burberry coat – will be exhibited in France for the first […]

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@non_site_specific AMT SOPHOMORE EXHIBITION

@non_site_specific AMT SOPHOMORE EXHIBITION

@non_site_specific Exhibition of The Parsons Paris AMT Sophomore Students Organized by Félicie d’Estienne d’Orves & Mathieu Merlet Briand Coordination Bridget O’Rourke Opening : Friday 27 April, 6 pm to 9 pm This exhibition is the result of a workshop organized by Félicie d’Estienne d’Orves & Mathieu Merlet Briand with The Parsons Paris AMT sophomore students. […]

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2018 Parsons Paris Festival

2018 Parsons Paris Festival

The New School Parsons Paris is proud to present the 2018 edition of its annual Parsons Paris Festival, including a 3-day exhibition of work from graduating students, the Parsons Paris Fashion Show and the Commencement Ceremony for 2018 graduates. The graduation exhibition will take place at the Mona Bismarck American Center, 34 Avenue de New […]

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A Corbusian Cruise

A Corbusian Cruise

Last month, students were treated to an week of workshops, exhibitions, and a Parisian dérive centered around the work of modernist architect Le Corbusier. Here are some highlights from the week. The cruise began with a private tour of Hoel Duret’s installation “Too Dumb to Fail” at Galerie Manet in Gennevilliers.  The exhibition takes place […]

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Fashion Displaced

Fashion Displaced

The one-day symposium organized by Parsons Paris together with the Séminaire d’Anthropologie des Mondes de la Mode of EHESS has addressed a number of issues related to displacement and the cultural circulations that contribute to the regeneration of the contemporary transnational systems of fashion. The event was hosted by the Musée du Quai Branly – […]

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“Akademia - performing life” at the Villa Vassilieff

“Akademia – performing life” at the Villa Vassilieff

The exhibition “Akademia- performing life” at the Villa Vassilieff attempts to mediate a research archive, contemporary artists responses to a movement, and to critically analyze the phenomena of an early 20th century utopian commune. Between the 1910s and the 1970s Raymond Duncan, an American dancer and artist, established a community and school that extolled socialist principles, arts and […]

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EXHBITION VISIT – Margiela/Galliera 1989-2009 at Palais Galliera

EXHBITION VISIT – Margiela/Galliera 1989-2009 at Palais Galliera

On 12 March 2018, the first year MA Fashion Studies students were taken on a private tour of the Margiela/Galliera 1989-2009 exhibition at Palais Galliera guided by the instructor of their Curating Fashion course Laurent Cotta, who is also a curator at Palais Galliera. Martin Margiela was the art director and co-curator, alongside Alexandre Samson. The exhibition […]

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Annamari  Vänskä has an impressive curriculum vitae: she is the author of Fashionable Childhood: Children in Advertising and the co-editor of Fashion Curating: Critical Practice in the Museum and Beyond with Dr. Hazel Clark, and currently a visiting scholar at Shanghai College of Fashion (SCF) at Donghua University in Shanghai, China whilst maintaining her position as professor of Fashion Research at […]

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