Exploring Unconventional Spaces to Interact with Art in Modern Day Paris

Exploring Unconventional Spaces to Interact with Art in Modern Day Paris

For the first time at Parsons Paris, in the Fall of 2018 we are offering a class, taught completely in French, that introduces students to contemporary art and design within the Parisian cultural landscape. Paris Art Scene is taught by Emmanuel Cohen, who holds a Ph.D in Performance Studies and has dedicated a large portion […]

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Tranoï x Parsons Paris : Rebranding Sustainability

Tranoï x Parsons Paris : Rebranding Sustainability

Contemporary fashion and environmental sustainability may sound like two subjects that have nothing in common.  But, in a recent collaboration, Parsons Paris students and Tranoï, an international fashion trade show, proved otherwise. Parsons Paris students in their first year of Fashion Design Program and Strategic Design and Management specialization worked closely with the CEO of […]

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Parsons Paris x INMA Exhibition : HAND IN HAND MADE

Parsons Paris x INMA Exhibition : HAND IN HAND MADE

In the Spring of 2018, Parsons Paris and Institut National des Métiers d’Art (INMA) launched a unique artistic collaboration entitled Hand in Hand Made that brought together, for the first time, senior fashion design students and INMA Paris-based craft experts. Under the creative direction of Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman, students were able to integrate the rare know-how of some […]

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First Year Dérives and Bridge Sessions

During their first year, students in studio and seminar classes are given assignments to pursue independently over several weeks, during which time they complete multiple dérives, a practice of observation developed by French philosopher Guy Debord. They then come together for bridge sessions, essential exercises in which students receive feedback from their peers and instructors. These key […]

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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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SHOW 2018 - Parsons Paris Fashion Design Graduates

SHOW 2018 – Parsons Paris Fashion Design Graduates

On May 16, 2018, the 14 graduating BFA Fashion Design students from Parsons Paris presented their capsule collections at Elysée Montmartre in Paris. Senior thesis supervisors, renowned designers Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman, encouraged students to find their own voice and to integrate the rare know-how of some of the best artisans in France in […]

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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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