Symposium: Fashion Curating Now

FashionCuratingNowSaturday, November 16, 2013, 9:30am – 5pm

Free entry, open for public
David Schwartz Fashion Education Center
Parsons The New School for Design
560 Seventh Avenue at 40th Street, New York 

Fashion Curating Now is a daylong symposium focusing on the possibilities and challenges of contemporary fashion curating on a global scale. Critical points of view are stressed, as is contemplation of fashion’s kinship with art, design, industry, performance, and self-presentation.

The invited professionals reflect on the theme through individual presentations and in discussions with peers and the audience.

Speakers: Judith Clark, Kaat Debo, Shelley Fox, Nathalie Khan, Alexandra Palmer and Annamari Vänskä. 

09.30    Breakfast
10.00    Introduction Hazel Clark
10.15    Annamari Vänskä
11.00    Alexandra Palmer
11.45    Nathalie Khan 
12.30    Lunch 
2.00      Judith Clark
2.45      Kaat Debo
3.30      Coffee
4.00      Shelley Fox
4.45      Closing remarks Leena-Maija Rossi  

Fashion Curating Now is organized by Parsons The New School for Design in collaboration with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York.

The symposium is supported by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, Frame Visual Art Finland and Consulate General of Finland in New York.

More information: Ilari Laamanen, Finnish Cultural Institute,, +1-646-964-8684



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