Pixie Tan (Singapore)
Art Director, Educator, Designer
"A never-ending love-hate affair, tugging and pulling, seeking new possibilities of alternative representation of the body through fashion."
Lucia Lopez Rod MSc (Uruguay)
Designer, Researcher, Educator
"Fashion as a way of inhabiting clothing in a specific social time. A way to materialize our values through our fashion practices."
Sophie-Nicole Dodds (London, UK)
A making practioner who writes and draws.
"Fashion is a hierarchy of making garments and I see garments as a way of writing the journeys of our lives that is important to be understood."
Aïcha Abbadi (Berlin, Germany)
artist-designer, researcher, writer
"Fashion: a. a system of social relations | b. a device for poetic expression | c. an existential smokescreen"
Elisa van Joolen (Amsterdam)
Lauren Peters, PhD. (Chicago, IL)
"Our social skin."
Laura Gardner (Melbourne, Australia)
Writer, Editor, Lecturer
"I see ‘fashion’ in a wide-ranging sense. An aesthetic phenomenon connected to everyday experience, commerce and culture. My work looks at the representation of fashion beyond the garment, through publishing, writing, performance and curation."
Beata Wilczek (Berlin, Germany)
Educator, Resarcher, Artist
"1. Fashion is a complex ecosystem that creates spaces, values, matter and affect. 2. Your worn out pajama pants."
Daphne Mohajer va Pesaran (Melbourne, Australia)
Designer, Researcher, Lecturer
"Fashion is an old and amorphous thing, Everything and nothing. Whatever it is, we need to study it."