AT THE HEART OF MAISON LESAGE

AT THE HEART OF MAISON LESAGE

As part of a larger research on the work of iconic designer Elsa Schiaparelli, sophomore students had access to the Maison Lesage studios and archives. The famous Parisian high-end embroidery company was established in 1924 and has created the most exceptional embroidered pieces for Schiaparelli, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and other influential 20th century and […]

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LAUNCH OF PARTNERSHIP WITH ZADIG & VOLTAIRE

LAUNCH OF PARTNERSHIP WITH ZADIG & VOLTAIRE

To mark the 20th anniversary of French brand Zadig & Voltaire in 2017, Parsons Paris students are invited to design a triptych of installation projects. The selected projects will be displayed in the windows of the company’s flagship stores in Paris, New York and other cities in the world. The  Reflecting Zadig project gathers 20 […]

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EXHIBITION – Savage Mind

 

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TALK – Dr Agnès Rocamora – Thinking Through Fashion: A Guide to Key Theorists

TALK – Dr Agnès Rocamora – Thinking Through Fashion: A Guide to Key Theorists

In occasion of the beginning of the course ‘Introduction to Fashion Studies’, Dr. Agnès Rocamora will present her last co-edited book Thinking Through Fashion: A Guide to Key Theorists (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015). This is the first book designed to accompany readers through the process of thinking through fashion. It aims to help them grasp […]

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EXHIBITION – What’s Left? A Critical Reflection on Fashion Week

EXHIBITION – What’s Left? A Critical Reflection on Fashion Week

Fashion Week is a moment in which not only the industry but also the public eye is focused on fashion. In the frame of a week, a massive amount of presentations, opinions, discussions, fashion shows, blog posts, tweets, fashion designers, ephemeral materials as well as scandals and gossip are created, staged and performed. But, what […]

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VISIT – The Archive of Les Arts Décoratifs

VISIT – The Archive of Les Arts Décoratifs

Illustrations by Alexia Almeida. (Photography is not allowed inside the archives). This fall our fashion students, together with our Director Marco Pecorari, visited the offsite archives of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, a partner institution of Parsons Paris. The course called Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Fashion explores fashion curating from a museological perspective, investigating the history of fashion in museums, different types […]

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Parsons Paris Summer Intensive 2016

Every summer Parsons Paris offers two three-week sessions of summer intensive course offerings for pre-collge [high school] as well as college [university] and adult students in a range of fields from fashion to trend spotting, explorations in drawing, design management, food design and curatorial practice. The courses typically meet every day and often involve field […]

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ReFrag: Media Archaeology

reFrag: media archaeology festival gathers together international artists exploring media archaeology, hardware hacking / sampling, e-waste recycling, critical making, internet culture, media studies and more. Over the course of three days a series of workshops, talks and performances will be held at Parsons Paris and at the Gaité Lyrique from April 20th to the 22nd. Artists, designers, […]

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La Reserve des Arts + Parsons Paris

As part of The New School mission for sustainability, Parsons Paris is in partnership with La Réserve des Arts, an association that believes that ecology is a cultural evolution. The goal of this partnership is to promote re-usable materials, new ideas and new techniques among our students in a supportive, economic and sustainable approach. La Réserve des […]

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reFrag: Glitch

reFrag: is a symposium exploring new connections between art, culture and technology. reFrag: glitch gathers together artists working in the international networks of Glitch Art for 4 days of intensive workshops, talks and performances with exhibitions in Paris and online. Glitches occur in our identity (de/re)constuctions; instabilities and errors in digitized financial markets (i.e. flash crashes); hacking, […]

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