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Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

April 2020

POSTPONED: Fashion Culture: Fashion and Political Power

April 2 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Robin Givhan photographed by Helayne Seidman. POSTPONED Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Robin Givhan will discuss the current relationship between fashion, politics, and power. Drawing on her experience as fashion critic for The Washington Post, Givhan will address such potent sartorial symbols as the MAGA hat, the Pussyhat, and the white suit. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call (212) 217-4585, or email [email protected] This event is free and open to the public.

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POSTPONED: Fashion Culture: Fashion Victims: Dressing Up the Death Drive

April 16 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Juergen Teller’s Nackt auf Sigmund Freuds Couch (Naked on Sigmund Freud’s Couch) (2006). POSTPONED If looks can kill, who is the victim in fashion? Scholars Patricia Gherovici and Jamieson Webster will engage in psychoanalytic readings of fashion. They will analyze fashion impulses from the phallic charm of Gucci to the suicide of Alexander McQueen, from the invention of new fads to fashion as art or creation as understood in the Lacanian notion of sinthome. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is…

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POSTPONED: Fashion Culture: Creative Entrepreneurship: How to Build an Ethical Impact Brand

April 23 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Erika Massaquoi photographed by Dorothée Brand. POSTPONED Join designer and curator Erika Dalya Massaquoi, PhD, for a discussion of how she built a fashion brand, The OULA Company, that reflects the ethical motivations that are important to contemporary consumers. Massaquoi will discuss economic development, sustainability, and black fashion activism. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call (212) 217-4585, or email [email protected] This event is free and open to the public.

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May 2020

POSTPONED: Fashion Culture: Dress Your Best Life

May 5 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company. POSTPONED The author is an adjunct faculty member at the Fashion Institute of Technology who has been dubbed “the dress doctor” by The New York Times. In the book, Karen breaks down the psychology behind fashion for readers ready to harness its potential. A book signing will follow the event. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call (212) 217-4585, or email [email protected] This event is free and open to the public.

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