Francesca Granata, Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies in the School of Art and Design History and Theory was invited to participate in the symposium “The Discipline of Fashion between the Museum and Curating,” which will take in place at the University of Venice on March 10.
Organized by the Università Iuav di Venezia and the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London) in collaboration with the Centre for Fashion Studies (Stockholm University), the symposium is coincides with the opening of the exhibition “Diana Vreeland After Diana Vreeland” curated by Judith Clark and Maria Luisa Frisa at Palazzo Fortuny which will be on view from March 10 to June 25, 2012.
The symposium aims to discuss the evolving discipline of fashion curating, and brings together prominent voices from the field. Among the notable speakers are Harold Koda, Akiko Fukai, Alexandra Palmer, Kaat Debo, and Stefano Tonchi. Professor Granata will take part in a panel titled “Fashion Curation & Academia: New Insights,” which is chaired by Louise Wallenberg Director of the Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University and Marco Pecorari also from the Centre for Fashion Studies.