Category Archives: Dunedin

Movie season

                It’s time for the annual film preview postings. This year, the frock movies start with the Alliance Francaise Film Festival, which is offering us accessories. Shoes and umbrellas, to be precise, starting … Continue reading

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A stylish December

Wellington is going to be the most stylish place in the country this December, what with the End of Fashion conference at Massey, and the tranche of associated events and wonderfully complementary exhibitions. At City Gallery, Cindy Sherman; at Upper … Continue reading

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Lecture: Jessica Hemmings on Making Meaning: craft & labour

WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND AND DUNEDIN Jessica Hemmings, Professor of Visual Culture and Head of the School of Visual Culture at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin, is visiting New Zealand this November. A specialist in textiles, she has written and edited several books … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Metamorphosis, March 2017, Dunedin

Otago Polytechnic and iD 2017 are calling for papers for a fashion symposium on Friday 24 March 2017 in Dunedin, hosted by the School of Design, Otago Polytechnic, in conjunction with iD Dunedin Fashion Week. The traditional fashion system has … Continue reading

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Movie season

Winter is coming, apparently, and with it, the film festival season. The Resene Architecture & Design Festival has just kicked off in Auckland, the first stop of a four-city tour that ends in Christchurch in mid-July. As always, lots of … Continue reading

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Fashion exhibition online

Many of this blog’s posts are for local events and exhibitions that not all of us can get to, but one of the beauties of the University of Otago’s Special Collections is that they develop online versions of all their … Continue reading

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Fashion rules, Ok, absolutely

It’s iD week in Dunedin, lots of colour and style and people making an effort, including some CTANZ stalwarts. At Mint,  Desi Liversage’s critique of fast fashion and Li Edelkoort’s anti-fashion manifesto and adds further to this debate with a … Continue reading

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Textiles night classes

Down south and fancy embarking on some new projects this year? Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic – Te Kura Matatini ki Otago is offering textile night classes throughout this year. Beginning from 15 February, the weekly two-hour classes … Continue reading

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Thinking about fashion…iD programme out

Isn’t she gorgeous? She’s Thinking About Fashion ahead of iD 2016 and an hour of short talks by Otago academics with that title, on aspects of fashion including marketing, shows and collecting, on Wednesday 16 March at the university as … Continue reading

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Victoria McIntosh off to Schmuck

Dunedin jeweller Victoria McIntosh is off to Munich in February for this year’s Schmuck exhibition. Over the past half century, Schmuck has become one of the most prestigious international events for contemporary jewelley. The Schmuck submission includes pieces similar to … Continue reading

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