THE OPENING OF FOR FASHION'S SAKE
Wednesday 3 May 5 - 7 pm.
EMMA / Exhibition Centre WeeGee
Ahertajantie 5, Tapiola
Pilvi Kalhama, Museum Director, EMMA
Reetta Kalajo, Exhibition Curator
Ensæmble's performance at 5.30 and 6
Established in 2011, the designer duo Ensæmble studies relations of clothing within the concurrent familiarity and absurdity of life.
FOR FASHION'S SAKE / 3 May ‒3 Sept 2017
SIMON EKRELIUS / ANITA HIRLEKAR / MARÍA KRISTÍN JÓNSDÓTTIR / HANNE JURMU & ANTON VARTIAINEN / JUSTUS K / IRENE KOSTAS / TILDE BAY KRISTOFFERSEN / SATU MAARANEN / MINNA PALMQVIST / MARIA SUOMALAINEN / MAIKEL TAWADROS / EMILIA TIKKA
For Fashion’s Sake brings Nordic fashion into the art museum. The exhibition features 13 designers whose radical approach to fashion is stretching the boundaries of fashion towards art. The exhibition is not an art exhibition, however. It is a showcase of pioneering design, with a specific focus on an impressive display and interactiveness.
The exhibition includes works by 13 Nordic designers working on the crest of fashion, who either already have made their international breakthrough or are very close to doing so. Many designers are inspired by art and creative processes in art. Like art, the first sketches of a design are often motivated by new thinking, breaking the boundaries, a visual narrative.
The For Fashion’s Sake exhibition is located in the lo