Roundtable Discussion: FASHION DESIGN PRACTICE AND RESEARCH IN LATIN AMERICA This Friday, May 10th

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“Fashion Design Practice and Research in Latin America”, is a series of events that aim to explore diverse Latin American Fashion Design systems while promoting the formation of a network of scholars, researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs interested in the advanced study of this emerging field throughout the region.

ROUNDTABLE:
FASHION DESIGN PRACTICE AND RESEARCH IN LATIN AMERICA

The first roundtable as part of this series aims to initiate a conversation on the practice and research of fashion design in Latin America. The roundtable will encompass Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and approach different case studies exploring issues of practice, mediation and consumption of fashion as they relate to social, political and economic realities in this diverse and multicultural region.

The five case studies from Peru, Mexico and Cuba will introduce different approaches in the study of fashion systems in these areas.

Roundtable participants: Susana Aguirre (Peru), Carmen Artigas (México), María A. Cabrera (Cuba), Lucia Cuba (Peru).

Date:  Friday May 10th, 2013

Time:  6:30 – 9pm

Place: Room A407  66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011. The New School

For more information about the event please contact: luciacuba@luciacuba.com

http://latamfrp.wordpress.com/

This event is possible thanks to the support of the MA in Fashion Studies at Parsons the New School of Art and Design History and Theory.

For information about the MA please visit http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/ma-fashion-studies/

MA “FASHION STUDIES” PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN HISTORY AND THEORY

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