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Major Exhibition: Nobody’s Fashion Week
September 1, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Nobody’s Fashion Week
September 1 – October 15
Full Exhibition Program at
View the Nobody’s Fashion Week Zine HERE
Fashion is all around us. Fashion is body politics, representation, sustainability, systems. Fashion is a medium that everybody participates in, whether they like it or not. Fashion is Powerful. Nobody’s Fashion Week aims to democratize Fashion by encouraging multidisciplinary collaboration, skill-sharing culture, and self-expression for everyone.
During Covid-19, we have witnessed the current fashion industry crumble as clothing sales go down, shows get cancelled, and more people turn to DIY. We ask, with hope: What will be rebuilt in the shell of the previous industry? Who’s Fashion Week is it? Nobody’s Fashion Week is a reimagining of the fashion industry from the bottom up.
If you have any questions about Nobody’s Fashion Week, please reach out to us. For updates, join our mailing list and follow us on instagram @nobodysfashionweek. Let’s reimagine the Fashion Industry together!
Our show was dreamed up as a response to the hegemony, wastefulness and gate-keeping of the corporate fashion industry. Nobody’s Fashion Week is a growing community of independent designers taking agency in redefining our own Fashion Week and proposing alternative systems for Fashion.
Nobody’s Fashion Week features works and public programs by 20+ alternative artists, designers, educators and organizers using wearables, textiles and the body as a medium. Their practices span a range of themes – such as personal identity, body politics, cultural history, sustainability, craft and technology – but all share roots in critically engaging with fashion. From September 1 – October 15, we will launch a six week exhibition of Nobody’s Fashion Week, consisting of an online exhibition, artist residency, participatory workshops, artist talks and other public programming. We want to engage with and empower both emerging designers and everyday people to find fertile spaces to express themselves through clothing and to share their creations. We believe people of all backgrounds, sizes and abilities should have agency over their self-expression. We invite anyone to engage in our community and conversations as we collectively redefine the future of fashion.
Our Artists-in-Residents are
Alyssa Denay Carter
HAUS OF YBA by Nana YaaSerwaah Akuoku
Our participating artists are
Anna Hart Turner, Elise Putnam, Eugenia Pigassiou, Gabrielle Vazquez, Giana Pilar González, Gina Goico, Gustavo Toledo, Jason Elizondo, Ji Ae Sohn, Juliet Johnson, Iris McCloughan, Isabel Tamar Hajian, Karolyn Hatton, Kristen Leonard, Magdalyn Segale, Melo Baby, Noah Pica, Patricia Torvalds, Taz the Tailor, Tumbler, Verena Meyer and Yun Ray Chung
Nobody’s Fashion Week is co-curated by Lexy Ho-Tai, Jaime Iglehart, Dew Igworia-Onwuka and Johanna Schwab.
All workshops are free, though $5-20 suggested donations are very much appreciated. All money donated will go directly to paying the artists facilitating the program (unless otherwise stated). Programs will be recorded and archived online with captions. If you have any access needs (ex. ASL, Live Captioning, etc), please email us at least one week before the workshop at firstname.lastname@example.org. Creating a space that is accessible, safe and inclusive is very important to us!
Nobody’s Fashion Week is hosted by Flux Factory, with support from the Ministry for Arts, Culture the Civil Service and Sport of Austria, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Bildrecht – Austria`s Collective Management Organisation (CMO) für Visual Arts, and a generous donation from Joe Castillo.