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Robot Love >>
Sep
15
to Dec 2

Robot Love >>

Can we share love with robots? Discover the answer at ROBOT LOVE in Eindhoven, an up close & personal with robots-experience for everyone with an interest in art, design and technology. ROBOT LOVE is a large-scale, international expo experience about how humans, robots and Artificial Intelligence relate and includes an exhibition of contemporary art, various events, a fascinating education program, the ROBOT LOVE Academy and the ROBOT Café.

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Dutch Design Week 2018: No Waste >>
Oct
20
to Oct 28

Dutch Design Week 2018: No Waste >>

  • Strijp-S & other venues in Eindhoven (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For anyone who has design on their mind the Dutch Design Week is definitely one not-to-be-missed design experience! Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 335,000 visitors from home and abroad. Expect a week full of creative connections,

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The Ethics of Fashion >>
Oct
23
4:00 PM16:00

The Ethics of Fashion >>

  • UK Fashion and Textile Association (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sustainability has become a global buzzword across all industries, but many independent brands struggle to include aspects of eco-fashion to make their business both profitable,  impact and sustainable. The seminar 'The Ethics of Fashion' of the UK Fashion & Textile Association aims to some of the most important issues that small business face when it comes to the question of sustainable and conscious fashion and we will look at different aspects of an ethical brand.

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Imperial Lates: Smart Fashion >>
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Imperial Lates: Smart Fashion >>

  • Imperial College London College Main Entrance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you curious about what you might be wearing in the future? Or do you want to try on the latest wearable technology or learn more about new textile materials and intelligent clothing? This is your change! During London Fashion week Imperial Lates presents a (cat)walk through the future of fashion; join digital embroidery workshops, speak to AI fashion consultants and discover the latests technology trends!

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GENDER FLUIDITY IN FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY >>
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

GENDER FLUIDITY IN FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY >>

An evening beyond stereotypes; a conversation about how gender fluidity became natural in the narrative of the work of Max Barnett (Editor in Chief at Pylot Magazine), Bex Day (fashion and documentary photographer), Masha Mombelli (stylist and art director), and Jacob Mallinson Bird (model and drag queen). Learn more about their insights and experience in the fashion and photography industry as well as the importance of controlling our own narrative in visual culture to keep an open discussion. 

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Rachel Ara and DoubleMe at V&A >>
Sep
20
11:00 AM11:00

Rachel Ara and DoubleMe at V&A >>

Join our MIND FASHION friends and holographic experts DoubleMe and the V&A Research Institute's artist in residence, Rachel Ara for a behind-the-scenes look at her new mixed reality installation ‘The Transubstantiation of Knowledge’. The installation interweaves stories from Franciscan nuns, computer code and contemporary technologies to investigate systems of knowledge and power.

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#LDB: Design and Mental Health >>
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

#LDB: Design and Mental Health >>

Join guest speakers Jeremy Myerson (Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design), Sîon Parkinson (Dundee Design Festival & Tilde Arts curator of Dundee’s installation at LDB 2018) and Sumantro Ghose (Managing Director LDB) during a fascinating panel discussion that explores wellbeing and mental health in cities and looks at how design can affect social cohesion and human experience in the urban environment.

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Creative Futures 4 >>
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Creative Futures 4 >>

A must hear panel discussion about the current relationship between technology and the new digital consumer organized by Tiger Heart. Dissecting the ever-evolving relationship between humans, the new digital consumer and technology! Guest speakers include Lara Mazzoni (Bodi.Me), Janne Baetsen (MIND FASHION), Vanessa Whiteside (Contented Brothers), Gavin Williams (Quander) and Viviane Paraschiv (Have FA/TE). 

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 Fashion Roundtable: Exploring Body Image & Identity Politics >>
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Fashion Roundtable: Exploring Body Image & Identity Politics >>

Today's world bombards us with (social) media messages, that - consciously or uncounsciously - influence our thoughts on what we define and promote as beauty, diversity and inclusivity. But, how can we actively champion and create a culture of body positivity, for all, for good? Join Fashion Roundtable in an evening of thought-provoking discussion on biases and ideas around inclusivity and diversity within fashion.

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London Design Biennale: Emotional States >>
Sep
4
to Sep 23

London Design Biennale: Emotional States >>

How does design influence our emotions? Discover how 40 countries, cities and territories at Somerset House reflect their vision on this year's London Design Biennale theme: Emotional States! The London Design Biennale is a must see, and much loved highlight of the global design calendar, presenting some of the world’s most exciting, inspiring and ambitious designers, innovators and curators. 

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Arcade East: Sustainbility & Innovation >>
Jun
30
to Sep 22

Arcade East: Sustainbility & Innovation >>

Arcade East, London College of Fashion’s new project space, presents a summer programme that focuses on Sustainability and Innovation. Ranging from A Toolkit for the Future, Hybrid Bodies Workshops, a day of speculative design workshops in collaboration with the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition programme, to a series of events during the London Design Festival in September

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The Fashion Dialogue: a CLASH of VALUES
Jun
17
2:00 PM14:00

The Fashion Dialogue: a CLASH of VALUES

Join FASHIONCLASH and internationally-renowned guests José Teunissen, Adam Peacock, Dai Rees, Ben Wubs, Mariangela Lavanga, Maaike de Haardt and Susanne Vegter (moderator) during this unique conversation about the current and future role that fashion plays in individuals' lives, our society and today's economy. 

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OPEN SENSES: Ideas in Progress
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

OPEN SENSES: Ideas in Progress

An 2 hours informal space to play and test out ideas and new work responding to the latest research and developments in the world of sensorial practice. Open Senses: Ideas in Progress is linked to closeness and belonging: including migration, politics of touch and tactile deprivation, and the identity of people with learning disabilities across history.

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Defrag: IAM >>
Jun
5
6:45 PM18:45

Defrag: IAM >>

An evening exploring the post-technological futures of everything together with Barcelona-based platform IAM. An invitation to subvert paradoxes, question the status quo, challenge dominant cultural narratives, binary mindsets and programmes; refreshing the meaning of subversion by stimulating planetary, long-term & critical thinking and doing.

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Consumer Goods Industry vs. AI & Machine Learning >>
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer Goods Industry vs. AI & Machine Learning >>

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking the retail world by storm [and will continue to do so], Women of Wearables is putting the spotlight on various aspects of the consumer goods industry that are currently being affected by AI technology. Founders, researchers and technologists will be share their fascinating stories and interesting views on all things AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Consumer Goods, Wearable Tech and everything in between!

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Next Wave Fashion Tech: Sustainability & Smart Textiles >>
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Next Wave Fashion Tech: Sustainability & Smart Textiles >>

To raise awareness about some of the challenges of fashion industry, as well as possible solutions,  Marija Butkovic of Women of Wearables  brings together five female founders who will share their entrepreneurial stories and views on all things fashion tech, sustainability, smart textiles and everything in between. 

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The Future of Textiles: Textile Art 2028 >>
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

The Future of Textiles: Textile Art 2028 >>

Join the opening lecture in a series of annual talks by the 62 Group at the Fashion and Textile Museum. Guest speaker Jessica Hemmings, Professor of Crafts at HDK, University of Gothenburg will time travel to 2028' and imagine the future of textile art. Textile artist Caron Penney will showcase 62 Group’s new exhibition, CTRL/Shift.

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Is Luxury Sustainable? >>
Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

Is Luxury Sustainable? >>

Questioning the concept of luxury feels more important than ever, due to the increase of environmental, economic and social risks are increasing and focus on global resources. The talk Is Luxury Sustainable? brings together designers and social thinkers to discuss #luxury, #sustainability and #design.

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How Will Brexit Have an Impact on the Fashion Industry? >>
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

How Will Brexit Have an Impact on the Fashion Industry? >>

How Brexit will have an impact on the Fashion Industry remains up for debate and causes uncertainty for many people and companies. A question that will be addressed during this panel discussion, joined by industry professionals from various backgrounds such as education, HR, economics, law, buying, design and manufacturing. 

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Tech in Fashion >>
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

Tech in Fashion >>

Join Women in Telecoms & Technology's 'Tech in Fashion' event with guest speakers Sanja Vukelic (SDress), Brooke Roberts-Islam (Brooke Roberts Innovation Agency-BRIA), and Tom Adelooya (CEO of Metail) and get inspired by innovations of fashion!  

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Fashion as Community Week
Jan
9
to Jan 11

Fashion as Community Week

  • Herbert Collins Building (HC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Fashion as Community Week explores the areas of sustainability, social good and well being; discussing and creating ways to use the tools of design and communication to bring communities together. Various events will take place including a talk by TRAID on ‘Sustainability in Fashion’, The Repair Café, the Fashion As Community Forum with a Panel Debate on 'How can fashion and design engage and enable communities with sustainability, social change and well-being' and more. 

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Future(s) of Power #2: Brian Eno + More >>
Dec
12
6:45 PM18:45

Future(s) of Power #2: Brian Eno + More >>

A new series of open parliamentary sessions that explore the future of representation, governance and democracy. The second event in Superflux's Future(s) of Power series will explore the influence and impact of artistic power to wider society. In this session they will talk to artists and cultural producers about how their work has enabled them to engage with bigger societal concerns. They want to create a debate about the tools, tactics and strategies they apply in an attempt to radically challenge and provoke change.

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Time for Change: Generation Revolution >>
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Time for Change: Generation Revolution >>

Join us for a free screening of the acclaimed documentary film Generation Revolution (2016), which follows two Black-led grassroots groups attempting to create radical change. The screening is followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A with the film’s directors, Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis, alongside Sarah Walker, spokesperson for the English Collective of Prostitutes, and chaired by Red Chidgey, Lecturer in Gender and Media, King’s College London.

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