An international fashion research project exploring the 'craft of use'

The Craft of Use Event

  • Kate and Katelyn | March 01, 2014

The date is almost upon us for our special event of dialogue and practice exploring the 'craft of use' and post growth fashion.  

This event is fully booked but you can visit the eventbrite page to add your name to the waiting list or follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we will be releasing podcasts and content from the day. 


Speakers, Performers and Provocateurs to include:
Kate Fletcher, Reader in Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director, Forum for the Future
Avner Offer, Chichele Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford
Frances Corner, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of the Arts London
Deljana Iossifova, Lecturer in Architecture, University of Manchester
Sabrina Mahfouz, Poet-in-Residence, Cape Farewell
Dilys Williams, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts London
Zakee Shariff, Artist and Designer
Performance curated by Mari Krappala, docent of cultural studies in the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki with performers, Heino Aho, Leena Kela and Sebastian Ziegler


And Contributions from International Network Partners:

Lynda Grose, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Hélène Day Fraser, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada
Vibeke Riisberg, Kolding Design School, Kolding, Denmark
Holly McQuillan and Jen Whitty, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Timo Rissanen, Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, USA
Jo Cramer, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

Event Details
Wednesday 26th March 2014, 9:15am - 5pm
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
20 John Princes Street
London W1G 0BJ

This event marks the culmination of the latest phase of research and design activity of the Local Wisdom project originated and led by Kate Fletcher from the Centre for Sustainable Fashion at the London College of Fashion, involving a network of seven international partners and funded by The Leverhulme Trust. This event is part of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion's 5 year celebration.
There is no charge for this event.

Photography by Kerry Dean



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