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Crêpe Making Event

Crêpe Making Event

On Tuesday, April 16th, CRÊPES. WERE. MADE. Parsons Paris students enjoyed making their own crêpe creations, both savoury with cheese/ham/eggs or sweet with chocolate/all kinds of jam/honey/bananas 🌟     The Crêpe Event is the most popular among all students! 5 crêpe making stations were installed all around our Student Lounge, so that every group […]

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Printing Fashion Festival

Printing Fashion Festival

  On March 25 and 26, 2019, the MA Fashion Studies program at Parsons Paris organized the festival Printing Fashion, in collaboration with Le Plateau (Frac Île-de-France), the prestigious art institution supporting contemporary art in France with a collection over 14,000 items. This is the first festival of its kind in Paris made its debut […]

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Parsons Paris takes the Folies Bergère and Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show

Parsons Paris takes the Folies Bergère and Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show

This past week, our students were invited to attend Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show at the Folies Bergère. Many of our students were beyond excited to finally step in to this world famous Art Deco building, soaking in its architecture, craftsmanship and all of the details in every corner of the building – from […]

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Mural Nomad - Tiphanie Dragaut and Benjamin Hochard

Mural Nomad – Tiphanie Dragaut and Benjamin Hochard

On Friday, April 12th, our Art and Textiles class welcomed curators Tiphanie Dragaut and Benjamin Hochard to their classroom for a presentation and discussion on Mural Nomad, a group exhibition around contemporary tapestry and woven art. Dragaut began the presentation explaining the importance of Le Corbusier’s tapestry work in the creation of the exhibition as […]

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Professor Kathleen Rittter and "Beat Nation: Art, Hop Hop and Aboriginal Culture."

Professor Kathleen Rittter and “Beat Nation: Art, Hop Hop and Aboriginal Culture.”

On Wednesday, April 10th, our Global Perspectives on Design History class welcomed Kathleen Ritter to discuss her work with the Beat Nation: Art, Hop Hop and Aboriginal Culture exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. While going into details about artists who’s work was shown like Nicholas Galanin and Kent Monkman, Ritter also provided statements towards […]

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Admitted Student Day - Spring 2019

Admitted Student Day – Spring 2019

We were thrilled to welcome admitted students, their families and friends to campus last Saturday! After a welcome from Florence Leclerc-Dickler, Dean of Parsons Paris, Mike Fakih, Senior Director of Enrollment & Admissions, and Fabienne Maitre, Director of Student Success, admitted students and their guests sat in on a student panel moderated by Virginie Grillet, […]

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A look back on our 2nd annual Career Night

A look back on our 2nd annual Career Night

At our Parsons Paris 2nd annual Career Night on April 3, 1/4 of our student body participated in the variety of activities offered, including Wix website creation, resume and portfolio reviews, exchanges with alumni guests, a LinkedIn photo session, and meeting companies at their booths and over 70 one-on-one interviews. The event brought insights into […]

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CLASS PROJECT - Fashion Cultures

CLASS PROJECT – Fashion Cultures

During the first year of the MA Fashion Studies, students take a class called ‘Fashion Cultures’, taught by Justin Morin, which aims to bridge fashion theory and practice via the making of a magazine. By exploring the world of fashion magazines, the class opens up different perspectives on fashion, such as the role of the […]

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Sara Martinetti and The Fabricated Image: Pictorial and Textile Transpositions in the work of Robert Gober

Sara Martinetti and The Fabricated Image: Pictorial and Textile Transpositions in the work of Robert Gober

On Friday, April 5th, our Art & Textiles class greeted Sara Martinetti and participated in on her lecture towards her research on The Fabricated Image: Pictorial and Textile Transpositions in the work of Robert Gober. Grober is a sculptor who works with everyday objects to juxtapose common views, making them different by inflicting his personal […]

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Signs of Spring Event

Signs of Spring Event

SPRING IS HERE ! On Tuesday, April 2nd, Parsons Paris celebrated the arrival of Spring with a Chocolate Egg Hunt and an April Fish (Poisson d’Avril) decoration station! THE CHOCOLATE EGG HUNT   Hundreds of little chocolate eggs were hidden all around the Parsons Paris building, including 4 big prizes: the bunnies!   THE APRIL FISH […]

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