Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Fashion theorist & designer Otto Busch to give lecture at RMIT
Fashion theorist & designer Otto Busch to give lecture at RMIT
06
Apr '09
Swedish haute couture heretic, fashion renegade and DIY-demagogue, Otto von Busch, is coming to Melbourne.

The fashion theorist and designer will give a free public lecture at RMIT University's Brunswick campus on Wednesday, 22 April.

With a doctorate in critical fashion design from Sweden's Goteborg University, von Busch is an artist and activist who explores ways to hack the operating system of fashion.

His hands-on projects look at how participatory practices can render fashion inclusive, yet still exclusive, and he draws on the practice and tactics of hacking, fan fiction, liberation theology and development practice in his work.

von Busch sees these means as sharing an approach that can liberate the mythical energy in fashion – hacking the flows of the fashion operating system, but keeping the power on.

Recycling becomes upcycling and fashioning becomes upfashioning.

In his public lecture, Becoming Fashionable: Hacktivism and Engaged Fashion Design, von Busch will explore how the intensities of fashion can be reverse-engineered, hacked, tuned and shared among many participants as a form of social activism and sustainability, from community workshops to collaborations with the fashion industry.

RMIT University


Must ReadView All

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

A decline of 13 per cent year-on-year has been observed in the...

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Cotton prices rose in Brazil in the first fortnight of February, as...

Courtesy: OrganoClick

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

OrganoClick introduces OrganoTex for water repellency

OrganoClick has introduced OrganoTex, a textile impregnation product...

Interviews View All

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

John Kelley

Textile Events is one of the largest textile fair in the United Kingdom,...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.3%
No
12.9%
Skip
16.8%

Total Votes: 101

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.4%
No
29.7%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 101

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.1%
No
8.9%
Skip
3.0%

Total Votes: 101

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.2%
No
7.9%
Skip
8.9%

Total Votes: 101


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search