List of Figures List of Plates Acknowledgements Introduction Annamari Vanska, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies, Finland and Hazel Clark, Parsons School of Design, New York, USA I. Inside the Museum Inside the Museum: Introduction 1. Confronting Fashion's Death Drive: Conservation, Ghost Labor, and the Material Turn within Fashion Curation. Sarah Scaturro 2. Permanence and Impermanence: Curating Western Textiles & Fashion at the Royal Ontario Museum Alexandra Palmer 3. Unfamiliar places, local voices: Four emerging curatorial narratives in Australia (2010-2016) Robyn Healey 4. Fashion curation at MoMu: Digital challenges Kaat Debo II. The Independents The Independents: Introduction 5. Props and Other Attributes: Fashion and Exhibition-making Judith Clark 6. Staging Fashion in Somerset House, London Alistair O'Neill 7. Boutique - Where Art and Fashion Meet. Curating as collaboration and as cultural critique Annamari Vanska 8. From Lesbian and Gay to Queer: Challenging the Hegemony in Collecting and Exhibiting LGBT Fashion and Dress Shaun Cole 9. Intervening Fashion: A case for feminist approaches to fashion curation. Nathalie Khan III. Beyond the Museum Beyond the Museum: Introduction 10. Fashion museums and fashion exhibitions in Italy. New perspectives in Italian fashion studies Simona Segre Reinach 11. Beyond Garments: Reorienting the Practice and Discourse of Fashion Curating Marco Pecorari 12. Fashion curates art: Takashi Murakami for Louis Vuitton Peter Bengtsen 13. Artification and Authenticity: Museum Exhibitions of Luxury Fashion Brands in China Yuli Bai
Brings together international approaches to fashion curation in the 21st century as practiced in the museum, commercial spaces and online, analysing new spaces and methods for critical display.
Hazel Clark is Professor of Design Studies and Fashion Studies, and Research Chair of Fashion at Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, USA. Annamari Vanska is Professor of Fashion Research at the Aalto University, Finland, and Adjunct Professor of Art History and Gender Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland. She is also a Visiting Professor at Shanghai College of Fashion, Donghua University, China.
Through the brilliant analysis of famous exhibitions and fruitful
collaborations between artists and brands, critics, fashion
curators and lecturers draw on the history of costume of the past
50 years. * GQ Italia (Bloomsbury Translation) *
The informed contributions gathered in Fashion Curating give a thought-provoking and timely reflection on vital aspects of the discipline. -- Jeffrey Horsley, London College of Fashion, UK.