Date: Thursday 03 February 2022
Time: 17.00 – 18.00
Location: Northwest Gallery Lecture Theatre A025 and WEBINAR via Zoom
*Limited seats – booking essential*
Chair: Professor Paul Gough, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Arts University Bournemouth
Panel: Georgina Ripley - Principal Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design, National Museums Scotland
Elena Crehan - Senior Lecturer in BA (Hons) Fashion, Arts University Bournemouth
The first exhibition of its kind in the world, Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk looks at how fashion creatives are embracing inclusivity and body positivity by exploring five key themes: size; gender; age; race and disability.
This event examines the wider impact of the fashion industry challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera.
The Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk exhibition is produced by National Museums Scotland.
Meet the panel
Georgina Ripley, National Museums Scotland
Georgina Ripley has an MA in the History of Art (specializing in the History of Dress) from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London...
After graduating from Central Saint Martins with an MA in Textiles for Fashion under Professor Louise Wilson, Elena has worked...
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