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Exhibition Opening: Collegiate Fashion & Activism

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Exhibition opening event and curator talk for Collegiate Fashion & Activism: Black Women’s Styles on the College Campus

Curators: Dyese Matthews, graduate student in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design [advising faculty] Dr. Kelly Reddy-Best, Assistant Professor in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design

In Collegiate Fashion & Activism: Black Women’s Styles on the College Campus, we analyze the ways Black women college students attending predominately white institutions in Iowa express their Black identity, activism, and expressions of empowerment through fashion. We focus on the use of Black women’s everyday clothing and its connection to Black student empowerment on the college campus, both historically and today. We use counter-story telling to create a space for Black women’s voices, fashions, and styles.

Exhibition runs from February 10 to April 17, 2020 in the Textiles and Clothing Museum at Iowa State University.

Details

Date:
February 10
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/430732464304316/

Organizer

Fashion and Culture Research Lab at Iowa State University
Website:
http://www.kellyreddy-best.com/lab/?fbclid=IwAR2mdoafVFGLMlemIGo07Qxr1qjt3-_9WPQm6UKGNPNooiaop_B55jJfy00#/lgbtqstudy/

Venue

Textiles and Clothing Museum (Iowa State University)
1015 Morrill Hall
Ames, IA 50011 United States
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Phone:
(515) 294-4999
Website:
https://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/tc-museum/?fbclid=IwAR0HTZq0xwUw35WklvLZ6b7TRwYGBNwPjj4gxBSVKnoTMZXbGHqSOe9aLXg
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