“[..] clothing’s meanings are cultural, in the same sense that everything about which common under- standings can be presumed to exist (the food we eat, the music we listen to, our furniture, health beliefs, in sum, the totality of our symbolic universe) is cultural"

(Davis 1992: 13)

THE REFASHIONING OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Date: 12 August  2015
Category: cultural heritage

The other day I was reading a lecture about heritage by Birgit Donker for the Reinwardt Academy that she presented in 2013. According to Donker…

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KNITTED HISTORY IN CONTEMPORARY FASHION

Date: 26 May  2015
Category: fabric design

Especially since the 1960s Sirogojno has been known for its traditional knitting and wool garment production. Invited by the GRAD European Centre for Culture and…

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RETHINKING THE ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM

Date: 05 May  2015
Category: cultural heritage

‘Global fashion and the ethnographic museum’ was the theme of a two-day long workshop organised by the Tropenmuseum, part of the national museum of world…

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