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(Re)fashioning the future III

In collaboration with the Faculty of Art, Music and Design (KMD) at the University of Bergen (UiB), the Textile Industry Museum (TIM) presents a seminar on the textile industry, consumption and sustainability to be held on Tuesday 23 April 2024.

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(Re)fashioning the future II is organized during [Fashion Revolution Week] and is a professional seminar with contributors from within the textile industry.

Fashion Revolution Week is an annual event in the week around 24 April. This date is the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013. Rana Plaza was a building in Bangladesh that housed a number of textile factories, employing around 5,000 people. The people in this building produced clothes for many of the biggest global fashion brands. More than 1,100 people - mainly young women - died in the collapse, and a further 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history.

Program sessions:

  • Ingrid Cogne, artist/professor at KMD/UiB and Erik Annerborn, artist/gallery director in Stockholm
  • "Fashion Dumpsite" with Søren Zeuth, photographer and artist
  • Eminus Design Studio, designers and entrepreneurs

  • Aruna Divya Tatavarthy, professor of marketing (NHH)

Conference host and moderator for the seminar is Professor Tim Parry-Williams from KMD/UiB.

Seminar sessions will be in Norwegian, English or a mixture.

Event access:

  • Registration deadline 20 April 12:00noon (but entry may be purchased at the door)
  • ​Ticket price (including lunch, coffee/tea and fruit):

Regular 450,-
Student/Concession 225,-

Arrangementet er støtta av Fritt Ord. 

Museum24:Portal - 2024.06.11
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