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FESTIVAL |  austrianfashion.net  |  30.04.17  |  send link
Designmonat Graz
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29 April-28 May 2017

The city of Graz is home to the annual Designmonat which consistently treats its many visitors to an array of design-oriented exhibition, events, and an overall rich programme. The whole city gets sucked into the celebrations, and this year it all starts with the exhibitions SELECTED and ‘The Orange Age’. Uniting under the title LIGHT 2017, Designmonth commissioned artists for eight light installations in the city center of Graz. Traditionally, the Assembly Festival joins in with three days of fashion, design, and art, featuring some highlights such as the award ceremony of the Kastner & Öhler Fashion Award or the Street Fashion Show taking place on the Island in the Mur this year. If that’s not enough, the FESCH’MARKT comes in with over 100 new designers presenting their works, available for you to take home. There’s a lot to experience and see!

Assembly Festival
5-7 May
Kunsthaus Graz

FESCH’MARKT
12-14 May
Seifenfabrik, Graz


EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  23.04.17  |  send link
Contemporary Cluster #04 Caroline Heider
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Caroline Heider’s first Italian solo exhibit opens in Rome this May at the interdisciplinary gallery concept Contemporary Cluster. Showing Heider’s large format photography alongside the works of Tuscan fashion designer Emiliano Rinaldi, the exhibition draws the visitors in into an immersive environment. Heider’s stunning work manages to give images a new material shape by referencing the act of folding in her works. Using a selection of pre-existing images from the original glass plates of the Wiener Werkstätte, Heider constructs a multi-layered world.

6 May - 15 July 2017

Caroline Heider Wiener Werkstätte for
Contemporary Cluster #04

Via Luigi Robecchi Bricchetti, 12
Rome, Italy



EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  23.04.17  |  send link
Coco Chanel by Willy Rizzo & Vogue Covers
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The Leica Gallery in Salzburg devotes itself to fashion with a new exhibition showing the iconic photographs by the famous Willy Rizzo. Photographing some of the biggest stars in the business, Rizzo had the chance to work with Coco Chanel, taking amazing black and white photos of the Grand Dame of Fashion. His timeless analogue works are shown side by side with experimental young talents of the online platform Photo-Vogue. This ever growing online platform curated by the photo editors and journalists of Vogue Italy has more than 150,000 members, and offers young talents a place for their works. The Leica exhibition presents the cooperation with Vogue Italy, resulting in a young, fresh and creative selection of talents sharing a space with a photography legend.

Until 05 June 2017

Leica Gallery Salzburg
Gaisbergstraße 12
5020 Salzburg


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  19.04.17  |  send link
Maker Faire Vienna
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The ultimate DIY festival for creativity, innovation, and technology in Vienna is back, aiming to present the infinite drive of makers, inviting the public to join in the celebration of the handmade, handcrafted, and unique. Expect workshops, lectures, interesting events and stalls, and everything from fashion, food, art, music, open-source, hacking, 3D printing or upcycling. You could not find a better homage event to all creators, so come take part and soak up the atmosphere!

20-21 May

METAStadt
Dr. Otto-Neurath-Gasse 3
A-1220 Wien


DISCOURSE |  austrianfashion.net  |  19.04.17  |  send link
Fashion Revolution Week 2017
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The Fashion Revolution #whomademyclothes initiative has become a staple on the calendars of all conscious minded consumers globally. Demanding greater transparency in the fashion supply chain, Fashion Revolution Week takes place so as to invite everyone in, encouraging people to ask questions and want answers. Get on board again this year by asking brands #whomademyclothes, and educate yourself in the important matters the Fashion Revolution shines a light on so well.

24-30 April 2017