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Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Contexts

Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Contexts

Leyla Neri, Program Director of the Fashion Design Program has contributed to a new publication by Bloomsbury entitled Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Contexts. A book that offers new insights into the dynamic relationships between fashion, bodies, and material culture. Through a series of historical and contemporary original case studies, the book explores […]

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Intertwined Legacies

Intertwined Legacies

January to May 2017, in collaboration with Musée du Quai Branly, Paris & Maison Lesage, Paris. Because a large number of refugees crossing the Mediterranean are Syrian and because Syria’s cultural heritage is under constant threat, a group of fashion design students have explored little known elements of this country’s exceptional textile heritage. They had access to […]

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