In celebration of the release of the
movie Wonderwoman, Liya Kebede teams with Warner Bros. to host a charity
auction of outfits created by 42 fashion designers to benefit the Lemlem
Foundation for women in Africa.
Fashion in Motion is a series of live catwalk events presented at the V&A. Featuring some of the greatest designers of our time, Fashion in Motion brings catwalk couture to a wider audience by modelling it against the beautiful backdrop of the Museum.
‘Monsters in Fashion’ showcases the first comprehensive
investigation into the growing influence of today’s Character culture in
Fashion. The exhibition includes international designers and artists questioning
the endless transformations of the human figure, by wrapping the body, masking
the face and distorting the human shape.
For Barbie’s 50th anniversary, 50 international designers are asked to
re-interpret her wardrobe creating a one of a kind accessory
The theme for the 2009 Biennale, ‘Outside The Box’, proposes that craft
be considered or approached as a composite whole, rather than a series of
fragmentary and contending disciplines. The
practice of craft is intrinsically the intercommunion between mankind and the
immensity of nature. This is a substantializing principle in which all arts and
crafts were once unified.
‘Desire is War’ presents a selection of contemporary works
in text, video and sound from artists and musicians that consistently
approached and examined queer topics, such as ‘desire’ that quite often ignites
intense conflict, even ‘wars’.
'Cut on the Bias' deals with national
identity and multiculturalism, but it also explores identity through status,
gender, class and the body. The exhibition present garemnts that aim to question how we judge and perceive others through dress
and outward display.