UN/FASHION: RETHINKING FASHION
Group Visual Arts Exhibition UN/FASHION in the context of AFFF
Opening: Monday 25 February 2019, 21.00
Duration: 25 – 27 February
Place: ATHENS CONCERT HALL – Foyer of the “Nikos Skalkotas” Hall
Curator: Dr Sozita Goudouna
Participating Artists: Trajal Harrell, Maria Papadimitriou, Mary Zygouri with Michelangelo Pistoletto, Chrysanne Stathacos, Twin Automat, Peggy Kliafa, Margarita Myroyianni, Hara Piperidou, Nikos Charalambidis, Yioula Chatzigeorgiou.
Production Assistant: Georgia Kalogeropoulou
Production: Out of The Box Intermedia
The group visual arts exhibition UN/FASHION – RETHINKING FASHION takes place in the Athens Concert Hall in the context of AFFF and presents – curated by the art historian Sozita Goudouna – different versions and challenges in the notion of fashion.
Nowadays a large part of the fashion industry is based on the production and consumption of huge quantities of clothes. The collections are manufactured at terrific speeds and are sold for extremely low or incredibly high prices. This rapidly changing industry affects and defines other creative industries in complex and versatile ways. ‘I think fashion and art meet together like a finely knit sweater,’ writes visual artist Raymond Pettibon, who also considers that Punk’s anti-fashion ideology is fashion to the extreme…
At a time of continuous experimentation with fashion, the relationship between art and fashion is vital perhaps more than ever. UN / FASHION is a group art exhibition as part of the 1st Athens Fashion Film Festival at Megaron Athens Concert Hall, curated by art historian Sozita Goudouna that presents different versions and visual challenges to the concept of fashion and seeks to redefine the timeless role of fashion as a form of art, with the participation of artists:
Join the A FFF UN/FASHION arts program to experience a community of artists working at the intersections of art and fashion throughout Athens.