Call for abstracts: Fashion Colloquia 2020 by ARCH India

Hosted by ARCH College of Design & Business
January 26-30, 2020, Jaipur, India
Abstract submission by September 15, 2019

Theme: Heritage… Stories of Change …Our Shared Future

We are happy to announce that ARCH College of Design & Business, Jaipur, India is hosting the Fashion Colloquia 2020 in Jaipur, from 26th – 30th January 2020.

Originated through a core network of 4 institutions- London College of Fashion – UAL, London; Domus Academy – Milan; Institute Francais de la Mode – Paris; Parsons, The New School for Design, School of Fashion – New York; and connected by residence and involvement in the four big ‘Fashion weeks’ across the globe, the second series of the Fashion Colloquia will come to a close at the Rome Colloquia in September 2019.

Fashion Colloquium 2020 is the launch of the Third series of the Fashion Colloquia recognizing the importance of a ‘Responsible’ future and will provide a forum for discussions, debate, and interaction on how essential and integral it is, for us to protect and preserve the colors and threads of our rich material culture and the unique stories they tell us.

Narratives, Researches and contributions are expected from a broad selection of experts – academia, media and practice – who will bring together rich variegated forms of storytelling, to build a new shared future. These will be uploaded to a newly established international repository for fashion.

Theme: Heritage… Stories of Change …Our Shared Future
We welcome contributions in the following forms:

A. Abstracts/ Research Papers, Posters and Exhibits/ Installations related to the sub-themes below:
1. Myth to Meaning – Narratives Towards Sustainable Futures
2. Disruption & Innovation – Academia & Industry
3. New Technologies & New Paradigms – Stories of Transformation
4. Change Makers – New Fashion Business Models
5. Fashion Governance in a Local Context

B. Fashion Design Competition related to the themes below:
a) Indian Drapes and Silhouettes
b) Indian Traditional Textiles (Handloom & Handcrafted)

To read more about the Fashion Colloquia 2020 and the guidelines for Abstract Submission etc. please visit our website: www.archedu.org/fcj
We request you to share this with your faculty, students, graduates, & researchers.

Archana Surana, the Founder and Director of Arch College of Design & Business, with her rich and varied experience in the field of fashion & design education, is the initiator and lead in the conceptualization, implementation & hosting of the Fashion Colloquium 2020, in Jaipur.

We look forward to hearing from your institution and meeting you in Jaipur in January 2020! Your contributions will help us in making this a meaningful, intentional and significant event.

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