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15 Feb 2014 14:00 - 15:30

Fashion East: Fashion and Post-Socialism

Czech designers Petra Ptáčková and Pavel Ivančic will take part in a panel discussion led by Dr Djurdja Bartlett (author of Fashion East: The Spectre That Haunted Socialism), London College of Fashion, UAL, on fashion and post-socialism. Beginning with a short introduction on fashion during the time of socialism, the panel will reflect on the effects post-socialism has had on contemporary fashion from their countries. Other speakers include designer Marit Ilison (Estonia), fashion curator and historian Zuzana Šidlíková (Slovakia) and fashion historian Ketevan Shavgulidze (Georgia).
Admission free but RSVP required through https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-east-fashion-and-post-socialism-tickets-10373911649

Through their work practices and their reflections on their inspirations, the panel will present the speakers’ designs, as well as the phenomenon of emerging fashion criticism.
The speakers’ thoughts onto their respective social and cultural circumstances will also contextualize the position of a fashion designer in the post-socialist world, with its networks, fashion weeks, domestic fashion media, global digital opportunities, the market, and their real and potential customers. 

Admission free but RSVP required HERE
Capacity is limited.

Organised by the British Council
With support from the Czech Centre, the Slovak Fashion Council, the Tbilisi State Academy of Art and the Estonia Design Centre


design Petra Ptáčková, photo Ondřej Janů

This event is an accompanying event of the Czech participation at the International Fashion Showcase


International Fashion Showcase events space, 180 the Strand, London WC2R 1EA


15 Feb 2014 14:00 - 15:30


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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