The Exchange Exhibition Program
September 4, 2018
5:00 - 8:00pm
September 4 - 17, 2018
Urban Flâneur: Fashion Reimagines the City is an exhibition of site-responsive fashion design that highlights relationships between fashion and flâneurie in urban memory and imagination; by walking the city and studying its inhabitants, the designers celebrate the vibrancy and flux of this area and its community.
The exhibition documents a live fashion event that responds to the culture and environment of Victoria Harbour, Docklands. Runway footage is accompanied by fashion photography, a selection of innovative garments, unique soundscapes, and images of the places that inspired the work. Exhibition attendees are encouraged to follow in these designers’ footsteps using a map of key sites around Victoria Harbour and instructions for a dérive. By becoming flâneurs, we can all experience and appreciate the city in a different way.
From 31 August to 7 September, Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) takes over the city with over 150 events celebrating Melbourne’s world-renowned fashion scene. The week kicks off with a huge opening weekend, which features Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out, then continues with runways featuring the country’s top labels, workshops, talks, parties, exhibitions, films, and free fashion experiences all week long.
Image by Tobias Titz. Garment Design by RMIT University Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (Honours) 3rd year student Nadya Disa KusumoSee more events