Performative Processes

For too long, the so called ‘high-end’ fashion designers have maintained that fashion is a product of a singular creative vision where the labour of making is often hidden. In an attempt to shift this perception, Performative Processes aims to highlight the collaborative nature of fashion by making the production visible in open workshops and by creating a space where dialogue can emerge around sharing of skills, knowledge and creativity. As part of the on-going ‘Fashion from the Shadows’ series, Aïcha Abbadi collected some of the most exciting examples at the forefront of this participatory approach to fashion …read more

artist Adele Varcoe

Adele Varcoe is an Australian fashion practitioner whose work explores notions of dress and undress. Following Varcoe’s threeweek residency at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, Netherlands, Address contributor Megan Wray Schertler sat down with Varcoe to discuss her experiences as a student of fashion and why she wants your wardrobe. …read more