The Curse of the Fashion Destination
2009 (English)Other (Other academic)
This paper investigates a personal experience of misrepresentation and lack of direction in the current fashion culture. Through a theoretic framework, lifted from Jean Baudrillard's System of Objects, it shows how a failure in addressing societal ambivalences can be explained by a severed condition of seriality, and a subsequent loss of time and personality. The emotional dimensions of these issues are explored through experimental writing and formal experiments. The findings point to strategies that work, in a parallel motion from abstraction, counteracting the systematization of industrial objects. Within the context of post-structural theory, the text discusses the potential for pre-exhaustive, ad-valuating and dating actions in design. And, in conjunction with the adjoining exhibition piece, this project is also setting out to explore an alternative fashion discourse.
Place, publisher, year, pages
2009. , 13 p.
fashion culture, fashion discourse
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:konstfack:diva-74OAI: oai:DiVA.org:konstfack-74DiVA: diva2:402887