Wednesday, August 10, 2016

2016 Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art Conference Schedule

The 2016 Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art Conference schedule has been published! You can find the full schedule below.

Schedule Day 1 – Thursday, October 20, 2016

Townhouse, 12 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Conference Registration

6:30 PM – 7:15 PM: Fourth Floor

"CEZANNES of SUBURBIA" The Mid-Century Craze for Paint by Number 

Amanda Hallay

7:15 PM – 9:00 PM: FashionOpolis

Opening Reception

Schedule Day 2 – Friday, October 21, 2016

Townhouse, 12 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Breakfast & Registration

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Welcome & Introduction

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Fourth Floor

Keynote Presentation
The Art of the Fashion Plate
April Calahan

11:30 AM – 11:40 AM


11:40 AM – 12:40 PM

Session A

Session A: Fourth Floor

Appropriate(d) Attire, The Use of Canadian First Nations Art Motifs in Fashion 

Mark O’Connell 

Culture, Communication, and Kimono: the Art of Traditional Japanese Layering, Wrapped in a Modern Context 
Julia DiNardo

Costume and Culture: Examples of Artistry in the Costume Images from Digital Special Collections of the American Museum of Natural History
Stacy Schiff

12:40 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions B & C

Session B: Fourth Floor

The Art of Business and the Business of Art: Fashion and Costume Design in Conversation

Gordon Kendall and Alexandra Sargent

“Fashion Wears Art: The Depiction, Interpretation, and Creation of Art on Garments”

Doris Domoszlai-Lantner

Karl the King – Designer, Brand, or Business? The Status Quo of Karl Lagerfeld

Ansgar Buschmann and Gerhard Schewe

Session C: FashionOpolis

Mutual Influence: Artists’ Books and Luxury Brands Direct Mail Booklets

Roberta Brody

Fashionable Shopping Bags as Art Forms

Nicole Kirpalani

"Yeohlee Teng: A Case Study of Fashion as Art"

Thomai Serdari

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM


3:10 PM – 4:10 PM

Concurrent Sessions D & E

Session D: Fourth Floor

Gender Fluidity in Men’s Fashion – From Shakespeare and the Birth of Modern English to 1980’s Club Culture 
Patti Jordan

“Tomorrow’s Fashions” in Adam in the Looking Glass: The First Menswear Exhibition Forecasts the Future 1950
Diane Maglio

Cutting a Dash: Form, Function and Flash – The Past, Present and Future Limits of Men’s Fashion
Tim Edwards

Session E: FashionOpolis

Fashionable Fractals: Finding the Message in Midcentury Fashion Advertising Art

Sally Stokes

The evolution of fine art in fashion advertising 
Susan Baxter, Dudley Blossom, Marin Sullivan

“In Vogue, Out of Vogue: Modern Art’s Interwar Fashion Cycle”

Rachael Barron-Duncan

4:10 PM – 4:20 PM


4:20 PM – 5:20 PM

Concurrent Sessions F & G

Session F: Fourth Floor

The Death of Urban Fashion: For Us But No Longer By Us

Tara Robinson

From Michael to McQueen: How these Two Fashion Icons Defined Postmodern Culture of New York City and London 
Carol Brathwaite

From postmodern apparel to post-humanism - The ›Union Jack Coat‹ by Alexander McQueen and David Bowie
Rainer Wenrich

Session G: FashionOpolis

NFL into Fashion: Prototype Development of NFL Apparel for the Female Fans 

May Chae

Fashion, Fit, and the Human Body: Technology, Change, and Sustainability 
Andrea Kennedy 

Emilie Flöge: Gesamtkunstwerk Embodied 
Kat Buckley

5:20 PM – 5:30 PM


5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Session H

Session H: Fourth Floor

Inspiration and Interpretation: The Influence of Museum Research in the Fashion Designs of Emily Wilkens 
Rebecca Jumper Matheson

Fashioning a Legacy in Art: Evidence from Processing the Charles James Papers at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute
Celia Hartmann and Caitlin McCarthy

Haute Couture and Libraries

Rebecca Markman

6:30 PM

MoMA Fridays and Morgan Library Fridays

Schedule Day 3 - Saturday, October 22, 2016

Townhouse, 12 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Breakfast & Registration

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Ron Knoth Scholarship Announcement & Introduction

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

Ron Knoth Panel – Menswear as Art

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM


1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Concurrent Sessions I & J

Session I: Fourth Floor

Beyond Shoulder Pads: Documenting the Fashion of the 1980s 

Cristina Favretto

More Than “Summer Girls”: Music Videos and Abercrombie Style at the turn of the Millennium
Myles Ethan Lascity

Esther Greenwood, Patrick Bateman, and Jean Paul Gaultier: The Rhetorics of Fashion in Literature and Film 
Ken Kambara and John Deming

Session J: FashionOpolis

Unashamedly fake: The cultural significance of costume jewelry 

Kelsi Stoltenow

The History of Leopard Print: An Illustrated Lecture

Jo Weldon

Golly Am I Worried: A 1953 Bride and Her Midwestern Wedding

Ashley Hasty

2:45 PM – 2:55 PM


2:55 PM – 3:55 PM

Concurrent Sessions K & L

Session K: Fourth Floor

Prêt-à-"Portent": Opening a World of Fashion Forecasts at FIT 
Lana Bittman and Tabitha Hanslick 

Fashion Archives: Educational and Corporate Bodies 
Samantha Houck 

Book/Cloth: Fashion as Information at the Banff Centre Library 
Marianne Williams

Session L: FashionOpolis

Art in Dress: Home Sewers and Professionals in the 1920s.

Nora Ellen Carelson

'Chanel, Schiaparelli, Dalí...A trilogy of art, design & fashion...with a twist of muse' 
LeeAnn Turgeon-Rutkovsky 

Reason for Being: Fashion Illustration and Art 
Colleen Schindler-Lynch

3:55 PM – 4:05 PM


4:05 PM – 5:05 PM

Concurrent Sessions M & N

Session M: Fourth Floor

Fashion Bloggers and Social Media Influencers: Their Impact on the Future of Fashion History
Alisa Otto

“Fashion as Art: The World of Fashion Media”
John Keane

Cultivating Culture: The Art of the Magazine Cover 
John Deming and Maranda Janky

Session N: FashionOpolis

The Art of Visual Merchandising
Grailing King

Jennifer Nieling

Muriel Berthou-Crestey

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM


5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Session O

Session O: Fourth Floor

Art>Fashion>Fashion Forecasting Education 
Nancy Ostroff 

The New Cynosures of Fashion 
Kimberly Guthrie and Michael Fisher 

Fashioning Experiential Learning Opportunity: SMOC, DReSS, and the Library 
Shirley Calla and Denise Dale

6:15 PM

Closing Reception

Artists and Artworks

Andrinka Jumpsuit + Jacket #1 - Harry Umen and Laura McCarthy (digital display)
Fading Dandelion - Alisa Otto (digital display)
Intertwined Happiness - Chanjuan Chen and Linda Ohrn-McDaniel
Luminous Firefly Dress - Harry Umen and Laura McCarthy
 “¿Quien soy? Who am I?” - Stefanie Ramirez
Rebirth - Chanjuan Chen (digital display)
WARMY: Heating Vest - Helen Koo and Douagee Cheng

Untitled 01 - Olga Alexander
Untitled 03 - Olga Alexander

Co-Splay Breast Plates – Medieval to Modern (Co-Splay Breast Plate 001 and Co-Splay Breast Plate 002) - Patti Jordan

Conceptual Magazine Editorial for Ahola: A Site-Specific Public Fashion Project - Henry Navarro and Fiona Toreens (digital display)

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