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symposia

Thematic Afternoon Program: The Future of Fashion is Now

November 20 2014
Free, excluding entrance to the museum
Reservation

In conjunction with the exhibition The Future of Fashion is Now, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen organizes a thematic afternoon program, supported by Control Union. During the event, several speakers will discuss the different themes around which the exhibition The Future of Fashion is Now is organized.

The afternoon starts with a plenary session in the main auditorium, followed by breakout sessions during which the public will have a chance to participate. Because of the international speakers, some of the discussions will be in English.

Speakers: José Teunissen, (curator of the exhibition and lecturer fashion design at ArtEZ Art Academy), Bradley Quinn, (author Fashion Futures), Antoine Peters, (fashion designer), Imme van der Haak, (fashion designer), Elisa van Joolen, (fashion designer), and others.

Program

1:30 pm Lectures, auditorium
2:30 pm Break
3:00 pm Breakout session 1
4:00 pm Breakout session 2
5:00 pm Closing session

Discussion topics

Materiality and Experience
(Re)defining the human figure
New values, new stories
Fashion activism: community and politics