Wien 2015

10.-12.10.2015

Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien

 

Internationale Tagung

Re-Visioning Fashion Theories:

Postcolonial and Critical Transcultural Perspectives

 

Organisation: Elke Gaugele, Birgit Haehnel, Monika Titton

 

Programme

 

Thursday, 10th December 2015

Location: Akademie der Bildenden Künste Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna

 

17:00 – 18:00

Welcome and registration

 

18:00 – 18:30

Welcome I: Dr. Andrea Braidt, Vice Rector for Research, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Welcome II: Prof. Dr. Elke Gaugele, Dr. Birgit Haehnel, Dr. des Monica Titton (Organizers of the Conference)

Welcome III: Prof. Dr. Birgit Mersmann, AG Kunstproduktion und Kunsttheorie im Zeichen globaler Migration, Ulmer Verein für Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften

 

18:30 – 19:30

Keynote I: Genderperformances, Fashions, Styles and Decolonization - a Critical South African Perspective

Prof. Dr. Pumla Gqola, Witts University, Johannesburg (ZA) (requested speaker)

 

19:30 – 20:00

Discussion

 

20:00

Welcome-Dinner for invited speakers

 

Friday, 11th December 2015

Location: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Karl-Schweighofer-Gasse 3, 1070 Wien

 

09:30 – 11:45

Panel 1: Entangling Histories: Fashion, Modernity and Coloniality.

Introduction: Re-Visioning Fashion Theories. Postcolonial and critical transcultural perspectives

Prof. Dr. Elke Gaugele, Dr. Birgit Haehnel, Dr. des Monica Titton (Organizers)­­

 

Keynote II: Multiple Modernities, Globalization and Postcolonial Theory.

Prof. Dr. Shalini Randiera, Institut für die Wissenschaft vom Menschen, Wien (A)/ Graduate Institute Genf (CH) (requested speaker)

Discussion: Chair – Prof. Dr. Birgit Mersmann, Jacobs University Bremen (D)/University Basel (CH)

 

11:45 – 13:00

Lunch break

 

13:00 – 15:30

Panel 2: Global Migration and Fashion Theory

Fresh off the Boat. On fleeting, migration and fashion(theory)

Prof. Dr. Burcu Dogramaci, LMU München (D) (confirmed speaker)

 

Stylin‘: (Re)-fashioning African Diaspora Identities

Dr. Christine Checinska, University of East London (GB) & VIAD University of Johannesburg (ZA) (confirmed speaker)

 

Travelling Fashion

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Karentzos TU Darmstadt (D) (confirmed speaker)

Discussion: Chair – Prof. Dr. Elke Gaugele, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

 

15:30 – 16:30

Coffee break

 

16:30 – 19:00

Panel 3: Political Techniques of Fashion Theories: Neoimperialism, Re- / and De-colonizing Policies

Adapting and fashioning national styles in India

Dr. Ruby Sircar, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (A) (confirmed speaker)

 

Zur Brauchbarkeit des Konzepts der Selbstorientalisierung

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Mentges, TU Dortmund (D) (confirmed speaker)

 

"Cabaret Crusades" – Kostüme einer anderen Geschichte?

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Genge / Dr. Angela Stercken, University Duisburg-Essen (D) (confirmed speakers)

 

Discussion: Chair – Dr. Birgit Haehnel, University Duisburg-Essen (D)

 

19:30

Dinner

 

Saturday, 12th December 2015

Location: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Karl-Schweighofer-Gasse 3, 1070 Wien

 

09:30 – 12:30

Panel 4: Critical Analysis of the Global Fashion Industry: Neoliberalism, Cultural Appropriation and Empowering Alternatives

Organizing markets in the global fashion industry

Prof. Dr. Patrik Aspers, Uppsala University (SE) (confirmed speaker)

 

Fashion Copying and Racial Feelings

Ass. Prof. Dr. Min-Ha T. Pham, Pratt Institute, New York (USA) (confirmed speaker)

 

Open Wear. On the social design of fashion

Zoe Romano, Milano (Italy) (confirmed speaker)

 

Discussion: Chair – Dr. des Monica Titton, University of Applied Arts, Vienna (A)

 

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch break & Transfer to the exhibition

 

14:00 – 18:30

Panel 5: Discourses and Displays of Fashion and Production

Location: AIL – Angewandte Innovation Laboratory, Vienna

 

14:00 – 14:45

Guided tour through the exhibition „Fashion and Production“

 

15:00 – 18:30

Keynote III: Displays of Fashion and Production

Zasha Colah, Clarkhouse Initiative (India) (confirmed speaker)

 

Fashion and Production

Prof. Dr. Nora Sternfeld, Aalto University Helsinki (Finland), Mag. Renate Höllwarth, University of Applied Arts, Vienna (A), Beatrice Jaschke, University of Applied Arts, Vienna (A) (confirmed speakers)

 

Absolute Fashion

Sonja Eismann, University Paderborn, Berlin (D) (confirmed speaker)

 

Discussion: chair – Beatrice Jaschke, University of Applied Arts, Vienna (A)

 

18:30 – 19:30

Final Roundtable Discussion: Re-Visioning Fashion Theories. Postcolonial and Critical Transcultural Perspectives

Ass. Prof. Dr. Min-Ha T. Pham, Prof. Dr. Patrik Aspers, Dr. Christine Checinska, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Genge, Dr. Angela Stercken, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Mentges, Prof. Dr. Burcu Dogramaci, Prof. Dr. Alexandra Karentzos, Dr. Birgit Haehnel, Dr. des Monica Titton (confirmed speakers)

 

Moderation / Chair: Prof. Dr. Elke Gaugele

 

19:30

Closing of the conference