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Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion

BY RMIT Gallery | 17-Jul-2017
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.
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 Ina Budde & Clare Press, RMIT Brunswick Campus - 516.02.05 Lecture Theatre.

21 July & 22 July, 12-1 pm - Exhibition walk-through Luisa Hilmer, assistant curator MKG Hamburg, RMIT Gallery.

21 July 1-2 pm, Change making beyond the catwalk, Melinda Tually (Fashion Revolution Australia/NZ) Clare Press & Ina Budde. RMIT Gallery.

17 August 1-2 pm, Fashion as social business - Sina Trinkwalder, RMIT Gallery.

24 August 4-6.30 pm, Fast Forward: Fashion 2030 - Meet the designers, RMIT Gallery.

Image: Tim Mitchell, Mutilated hosiery sorted by colour, 2005.

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.

Admission is free. Lift access.
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.