Upcoming EVENTS:

experimental fashion

FRN X Somerset House – Dr Francesca Granata on Experimental Fashion (guest scholar talk)

6th April 2017, Dr Francesca Granata on Experimental Fashion,  FRN X Somerset House collaboration, with support from I.B. Tauris Ltd. and Parsons The New School for Design.

Booking open via Somerset House here: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/francesca-granata-experimental-fashion-book-launch

PAST EVENTS:

Space Between 2017

The Space Between: Psyche, Body, Skin, Environment (symposium)

3rd February 2017,  Symposium organized by Fashion Research Network and Dr Azadeh Fatehrad, with Keynote Speaker Dr Fataneh Farahani, Stockholm University. Supported by Royal College of Art.

Symposium Website: https://thespacebetween2017.wordpress.com/

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://thespacebetween-frn-rca.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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Special FRN Reading Group with Lauren Downing Peters (reading group)

15th December 2016,  ”Stoutwear: The Fashioning of a Body and an Industry, 1915-1931,” Reading Group led by Lauren Downing Peters, PhD Candidate, Stockholm University, Sweden

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://frn-rg-lauren-downing-peters.eventbrite.co.uk

 

 

 

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The Personal, Fashionable and Archival Spaces of Hair (symposium)

25th November 2016, a collaboration between Fashion Research Network and Somerset House with Keynote Speaker Dr Sarah Cheang, Royal College of Art

More details and to book your place visit: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/personal-fashionable-and-archival-spaces-hair

Poster designed by Dimitra Laskou/Delta Lamda

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear (exhibition tour)

16th November 2016, Undressed – A Brief History of Underwear, Curator’s Tour led by Edwina Ehrman, V&A Museum, South Kensington, London

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://frn-exclusive-undressed-curators-tour.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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Erica de Greef, University of Cape Town (guest scholar talk)

28th October 2016, Blanket Stories: A Politics of Fashion, Visiting Scholar Guest Talk by Erica de Greef, PhD Scholar in African Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://frn-blanketstories-erica-de-greef.eventbrite.co.uk

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Dr. Tommy Tse, University of Hong Kong (guest scholar talk)

9th September 2016, Visiting Scholar Guest Talk by Dr. Tommy Tse, Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong,  a collaboration between Fashion Research Network and Coventry University London Campus (CULC) in association with The University of Hong Kong, part of #CULC Fashion’s Formatting Fashion: Thinking, Writing, Making, Speaking and Exhibiting series

Booking open via Eventbrite here: http://frnxculc-tommy-tse-guest-scholar-talk.eventbrite.co.uk

Mode In Flux with White Line Projects (exhibition tour no.2)

13th August 2016, Mode in Flux – An Exhibition of Adaptable Fashion Innovations, Roca London Gallery, with White Line Projects curators Xenia Capacete Caballero and Fiona McKay

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frn-exclusive-mode-in-flux-curators-tour-with-white-line-projects-registration-2682926706

 

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Inside Jokes: Fashion Humour for ”Experts” (reading group)

21st July 2016, Centre for Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion, led by Fashion Curator and PhD Candidate Jenna Rossi-Camus

Booking open via Eventbrite here: http://frn-inside-jokes-fashion-humour-for-experts.eventbrite.co.uk

 

Mode in Flux – An exhibition of adaptable fashion innovations

Mode In Flux with White Line Projects (exhibition tour)

16th July 2016, Mode in Flux – An Exhibition of Adaptable Fashion Innovations, Roca London Gallery, with White Line Projects curators Xenia Capacete Caballero and Fiona McKay

Booking open via Eventbrite here: http://frn-mode-in-flux-tour.eventbrite.co.uk

Cockpit Arts, Designer/Makers Tour (studio tour)

18th March 2016, Cockpit Arts, Holborn, London

Booking open via Eventbrite here: http://frn-cockpit-arts-tour.eventbrite.co.uk

Fashion Utopias (exhibition tour)

19th February 2016, Fashion Utopias The International Fashion Showcase 2016, Somerset House, with Niamh Tuft

Booking open via Eventbrite here: http://frn-fashion-utopias-tour.eventbrite.co.uk

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Making and the Sensory (reading group)

21st January 2016, Royal College of Art, coinciding with the School of Material Work-In-Progress Exhibition with an opportunity to view the exhibition.

Booking open via Eventbrite here: https://frn-making-and-the-sensory.eventbrite.co.uk

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain (exhibition tour)

13th November 2015, Victoria and Albert Museum, with assistant curator Lucia Savi

Booking open via Eventbrite: https://frn-shoes-pleasure-and-pain.eventbrite.co.uk

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FRN in collaboration with fig-2 FOS (artist’s talk and tour )

14th October 2015, ICA Studio, Artist’s Talk and Tour with FOS, a collaboration between Fashion Research Network and fig-2

(Image: FOS, Watchmaker, detail, 2012. Courtesy of the artist)

Booking open via Eventbrite: https://frn-fig-2-fos.eventbrite.co.uk

Fashion and Race (reading group)

14th October 2015, INIVA, Reading Group convened by Tanveer Ahmed (Open University, UK) and Erica de Greef (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Booking open via Eventbrite: https://frn-iniva-fashionandrace.eventbrite.co.uk

Audrey Hepburn: Imagery and Substance (exhibition tour and reading group)

8th October 2015, National Portrait Gallery, Exhibition Tour and Reading Group with special guest curator Terence Pepper

Booking open via Eventbrite: https://frn-npg-audreyhepburn.eventbrite.co.uk

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Fashion and Digital Marketing (symposium)

Special FRN Early-Career Research Panel with Tania Phipps-Rufus, Amy Winters and Ed Tam

Part of Global Dialogues: Fashion Digital Marketing #FDM15 conference, supported by Fashion Research Network and X Terrace Fashion Platform

4th September 2015,  Coventry University London Campus

For tickets and further information: http://v.ht/PrHD

 

Collaborations, Conversations, and Peer Relationships in Fashion

2nd July 2015, FRN Panel Presentation at Fashion, Anglo-American Conference of Historians, Institute of Historical Research

For more information, please click here.

 

Sonia Delaunay (exhibition tour)

5th June 2015, Tate Modern, with curator Juliette Rizzi

 

SURFACES AND BOUNDARIES: THE LEGACY OF GUY BOURDIN (symposium)

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13th March 2015, Somerset House

For more information please click here.

Please see our Programme for a schedule of events and speakers’ biographies.

 

 

 

London College of Fashion Archives Visit 

4th December 2014, led by Senior Research Fellow and Archive Keeper Jane Holt

 

Fashioning the Archive (symposium)

Fashioning the Archive Poster

25th  June 2014, Royal College of Art

For more information, please click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Glamour of Italian Fashion, 1945-2014 (exhibition tour)

14th May 2014, Victoria and Albert Museum, assistant curator Lucia Savi

 

Documenting Fashion: Re-thinking the Experience and Representation of Dress (symposium)

6 May 2014, Courtauld Institute of Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! (exhibition tour)

27 February 2014, Somerset House, with curator Alistair O’Neill, co-organised with the Association of Dress Historians

 

Between Object and Idea: Re-Thinking Fashion Spaces (symposium)

19 June 2013, Royal College of Art

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