Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion

The RMIT Gallery/ Goethe-Institut's upcoming exhibition Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry and consumer habits.

Art Exhibition previously on at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia. Published by RMIT Gallery on Monday 17 July 2017. Friday 21 July 2017 to Saturday 09 September 2017. Opening Thursday 20 July 2017 6 - 8 pm.

Tim Mitchell, Mutilated hosiery sorted by colour, 2005. image

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The RMIT Gallery/ Goethe-Institut's upcoming exhibition Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion (21 July - 9 September) takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry and consumer habits. In response, the exhibition’s Slow Fashion Studio explores new fashion practices and experiences to bring about positive change, featuring the work of students from RMIT Fashion and Textiles.

Thursday 20 July 6-8 pm Opening night Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion.
Opening speaker – fashion editor and author Clare Press.

Free events
19 July 5-6 pm, Sustainable Fashion Futures with Ina Budde & Clare Press, RMIT Brunswick Campus 516.02.05 Lecture Theatre.
21 July & 22 July 12-1 pm, Exhibition walkthrough with Luisa Hilmer, assistant curator MKG Hamburg, RMIT Gallery.
21 July 1-2 pm, Change making beyond the catwalk with Melinda Tually (Fashion Revolution Australia/NZ), Clare Press & Ina Budde, RMIT Gallery.
17 August 1-2 pm, Fashion as social business with Sina Trinkwalder, RMIT Gallery.
24 August 4-6.30 pm, Fast Forward: Fashion 2030 – Meet the designers, RMIT Gallery.

Fast Fashion is an exhibition of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg in Melbourne and supported by Karin Stilke Stiftung and DBU Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt.
Image credit: Tim Mitchell, Mutilated hosiery sorted by colour, 2005.

Admission is free. Lift access available.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 am to 5 pm
Thursday, 11 am to 7 pm (late night viewing)
Saturday, 12 pm to 5 pm
Closed public holidays and Sundays.

Location

344 Swanston Street, Melbourne

http://www.rmit.edu.au/rmitgallery/