Past Event

Cultural Heritage Practices & Critical Fashion Theory: How Does (High) Fashion Interpret Cultural Heritage?

October 3, 2019
3:30 PM
Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027
SPEAKERS: Daniela Calanca (Università di Bologna): "Fashion and cultural heritage: complexity and articulations" Barbara Carnevali (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris): "Milanese style as cultural heritage: fashion, architecture, design" Emanuele Coccia (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris): "Dior and the invention of Frenchness as heritage" Lynda Dematteo (Institut Interdisciplinaire d’Anthropologie du Contemporain, Paris): "The Franco-Italian tailors of the French Republic: heritage beyond the seams" Eugenia Paulicelli (CUNY Graduate Center, Queens College): "Cultural heritage, cultural translation: the case of Gucci" Simona Segre Reinach (Università di Bologna): "Heritage is the new black: Italian strategies in global fashion" Q&A MODERATED BY: Barbara Carnevali CLOSING REMARKS: Emanuele Coccia This workshop brings together experts from a variety of fields and disciplines who will investigate unexamined aspects of fashion and cultural heritage. They will discuss their experiences and perspectives on creativity and inspiration in relation to the idea of heritage. The event will serve as a basis for further research, while also reinforcing and stimulating academic and scientific interest in the multifaceted field of fashion studies.

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