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We Recommend : Symposium — Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch Symposium 2015 *F.I.T. – 10/21-22/15

 

Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch Symposium 2015

Susanne Bartsch. Photograph by Steven Menendez.
Thursday and Friday, October 22 and 23
Morris W. and Fannie B. Haft Auditorium
Marvin Feldman Center, Second Floor
The fifteenth annual fashion symposium, Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch,  will explore the creative links between Bartsch’s 30 years of sartorial self-expression and its influence on the global fashion scene.Twenty speakers will discuss the impact and the influence that Susanne Bartsch has had on fashion and nightlife. Speakers include Simon Doonan (Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York), Stephen Jones (milliner), and Peter McNeil (professor at University of Technology Sydney and at Stockholm University).Register today

Admission to the symposium is free.

Symposium Schedule

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Thursday, October 22
9-10 am
Check-in and registration
Haft Auditorium, Feldman Center, second floor
10 am-1 pm
Dr. Valerie Steele, welcoming remarks
Melissa Marra, “Subcultural Capitals: London and New York”
Hamish Bowles ““Striking a Pose: Remembering London’s Fashion and Club Scene in the 1980s”
Stephen Jones and Colleen Hill, in conversation
Simon Doonan, “The Swiss Miss Gives Back”
1-2pm
Lunch break
2-5pm
Susanne Bartsch and Dr. Valerie Steele, in conversation, “Fashion Underground”
Nathalie Khan, “Trash Bag Bikinis: Bodily Practice in London’s Club Culture”
James Gager and Kabuki, in conversation
Friday, October 23
9-10 am
Check-in, registration
Haft Auditorium, Feldman Center, second floor
10 am-1 pm
Ted Polhemus, “No Future—Glam, Punk, New Roms, and the Roots of Postmodernity”
Rachel Auburn, “The London Fashion Explosion 1980s”
Dr. Peter McNeil, “Sydney, Australia—From Port City to Queer Clubbing”
Josef Astor, “Body Morphing à la Mode”
1-2pm
Lunch break
2-5pm
Dr. Ann Ilan Alter, “Costumes, Cross-Dressing, and Masquerades at Parisian Carnival Balls: Transgressive, Reactionary, or Fashion as Usual?”
Joey Arias and Dr. Peter McNeil, in conversation”
Zaldy and Dr. Valerie Steele, in conversation
Waleed Khairzada and Jessica Grindstaff, in conversation
Jeffrey Hinton and Billy Beyond (Erb), in conversation, followed by a screening of the film 80’s Is a Blur, by Jeffrey Hinton

 

 

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