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AT THE INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE 2017

WASTE NOT
Somerset House, West Wing,
17-21 February 2017

Agata Birek, Agnieszka Tomczak, Anna Kujawska, Jagoda Fryca, Kasia Kwiatkowska, Michał Wiśniewski, Natasza Rogozińska


As part of the of the International Fashion Showcase 2017, students and graduates from Poznań’s School of Form have produced “Waste Not”, an exhibition that mixes local traditional Polish crafts with global trends such as up-cycling and slow-living.

Unethical, mass-produced, fast fashion is a global reality of our times, but students and graduates of Poznań’s School of Form are finding resourceful ways to challenge it. By manipulating the ready-made, slowing the pace of design and manufacture - while delving back into Poland’s traditional crafts - they aim to lessen its destructive force. Seeking a balance between contemporary luxe and the communist-era kitsch rejected by their parents, “Waste Not” showcases their talents in sewing and construction to crochet and macramé, in a collection that mixes craft, tribal aesthetics and global trends, embracing the “LOCAL/GLOBAL” theme of the IFS 2017.



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CURATORS: Wojciech Dziedzic, Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka

EXHIBITION DESIGN: Beton

Organised by Polish Cultural Institute, School of Form, Adam Mickiewicz Institute
www.polishculture.org.uk | www.sof.edu.pl | www.culture.pl
Exhibition “Waste Not” is part of International Fashion Showcase 2017 presented by Mercedes-Benz. Organised by the British Council, British Fashion Council and Mercedes-Benz in association with London Fashion Week, IFS 2017 will take the theme of Local/Global.

ORGANISERS:

POLISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE

Based in London, the Polish Cultural Institute is dedicated to nurturing and promoting cultural ties between the United Kingdom and Poland, both through British exposure to Poland 's cultural achievements, and through exposure of Polish artists and arts professionals to British trends, institutions, and professional counterparts. The Institute’s programme covers the visual arts, film, fashion, design, architecture, theatre, dance, music and literature.
Twitter: @PLInst_London
Facebook: www.facebook.com/polishinstitutelondon
polishculture.org.uk

 

THE ADAM MICKIEWICZ INSTITUTE

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute (AMI) is to promote Poland and Polish culture abroad. Through the presentation of high-quality initiatives and events in the fields of art, music, and design, AMI aspires to introduce an international audience to contemporary Polish culture. The Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s flagship website, Culture.pl provides daily fresh information on the most exciting Polish cultural events worldwide; it is also the biggest and most comprehensive source of knowledge about Polish culture. A special section dedicated to Polish design includes information about the latest trends, and the newest projects by Polish designers – the young and up-and-coming and the well-established and world-renowned.
Worldwide promotion of Polish design and its continuous support is one of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s main priorities. Design serves as a platform for the presentation of contemporary Polish culture and the promotion of Polish creativity.
www.culture.pl

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Primitive Etiquette

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