Dear Filep and iDEALS, throughout the year fashion exhibitions dominated Dutch museums, yet it seems that The Future of Fashion is Now' (TFOFIN) at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen is perhaps the most interesting of them all. With its innovative content and extensive public programme with symposiums, workshops and events, TFOFIN takes the viewer to a higher ground of dynamic world of the fashion design.
THOFIN offers a broader view on the future of fashion with work of visionary designers including Viktor & Rolf, Hussein Chalayan and Iris van Herpen. Furthermore the exhibition is a platform for new generation of designers that are questioning the fashion system with their groundbreaking and innovative approach to fashion design.
Among the new designers one can find work of Rejina Pyo, Craig Green, Ana Rajvevic and Jennifer Gadient. These designers are coming up with innovative solutions at the cutting edge of fashion and art. Sustainability, futuristic technologies and the social value of clothes are themes with which these designers address the fashion of the future.
Six fashion designers made new work exclusively for the exhibition, enabled by the Han Nefkens Fashion on the Edge Award. The working process of these commissions is on view on the new online platform www.futureoffashion.nl.
The Future of Fashion is Now exhibition is on display from 11 October 2014 to 18 January 2015 at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, the Netherlands).
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