Exhibition open
Fri 12:00-18:00
Making FASHION Sense
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Making FASHION Sense

16.01.2020 - 08.03.2020

The exhibition Making FASHION Sense showcases the radical transformation of fashion through technology. Robot arms and mixed reality, holograms and drones have all paraded down international catwalks. Making FASHION Sense focuses on the impact of technology upon creative processes in the fashion industry, as well as on artistic paths leading towards increasing sustainability: Fashion which makes sense.

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Guided Tour
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Guided Tour

19.01.2020 - 11.08.2020

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

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Grandparents' Day: Clothes make what kind of people?
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Grandparents' Day: Clothes make what kind of people?

Sun, 08.03.2020

We invite grandparents and their grandchildren to a mini-workshop and to discover the current exhibition "Making FASHION Sense" together.

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LilyPad - Vertiefungsworkshop Textiles Programmieren
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LilyPad - Vertiefungsworkshop Textiles Programmieren

Tue, 10.03.2020

Interaktive Kleidung selber machen! Weiterbildungsworkshops für Lehrpersonen in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Pädagogischen Zentrum Basel.

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Guided tour with Sabine Himmelsbach

Discover the exhibition on fashion and technology "Making FASHION Sense" with co-curator Sabine Himmelsbach.

Thu, 05.03.2020, 18:00 - 19:00

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Making FASHION Sense

Yuima Nakazato, Harmonize Collection, 2018, Foto: Shoji Fujii
The exhibition Making FASHION Sense showcases the radical transformation of fashion through technology. Robot arms and mixed reality, holograms and drones have all paraded down international catwalks. Making FASHION Sense focuses on the impact of technology upon creative processes in the fashion industry, as well as on artistic paths leading towards increasing sustainability: Fashion which makes sense.

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Blog

E-appropriation and Recontextualization: on the Relationship Between Post-Internet Art and Fashion Design practice

January 2019, Viktor & Rolf presented their Haute Couture collection in Paris and created a social media frenzy. The memefied collection titled Fashion Statements proposed voluminous dresses stating: “I am my own muse”, “Is fashion overrated?”, “What is your position on climate change?”, “Give a damn”; ready for online circulation. The dresses went viral on social media, shared widely across every fashion and meme-raker’s Instagram accounts.

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HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) is the swiss national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology.

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