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Fast Fashion / Slow Art

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Bibiana Obler & Phyllis Rosenzweig
 
This provocative publication focuses on videos by contemporary artists and filmmakers that encourage scrutiny of contemporary textile production and distribution. Is it possible to protect workers’ rights and ensure safe working conditions while keeping up with consumer demands? Can design and technology offer sustainable solutions to the environmental effects of fast fashion? What role do art and popular culture have in raising consumer consciousness? These questions and more will spark conversations about issues such as the merits of the local and tailor-made versus the global mass production of fast fashion.
 
Bibiana Obler is associate professor of art history at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University. Phyllis Rosenzweig is curator emerita, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. With essays by Kirsty Robertson and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu.
 
Fast Fashion / Slow Art accompanies an exhibition of the same name organized by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in cooperation with The George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, and the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery.
 
Fast Fashion / Slow Art is on view from January 30 through August 2, 2020 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
 
Hardcover, 2019: 72 pages; 50 illustrations.; 8-1/2 x 6-1/2”.
Model #: BCMA-CAT-FAST
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