Textile Futures: Fashion design and technology.

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Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington’ Fashion Design programme is hosting a one-day expo as part of TW21 (Tech Week).

The annually held event aims to bring together researchers, educators, students and innovators engaged in sustainability, science, design and technology.

Through speakers, workshops, demos and an interactive exhibition, this one-day expo event explores technologies that alter the way we make, use, understand and feel about fashion and textiles.

The Fashion Innovation Expo is a free event and will be held Friday 28 May 9:00am – 4:00pm.

High school students and teachers, university students and staff, industry professionals and the general public are all invited to participate in person or online.

Expo Schedule:

  • 9AM Textile Futures: Fashion design and Technology
    Keynote by Hannah Goldblatt, School of Design Innovation
  • 10AM – 12 PM Clo 3D Fashion Workshop
    Heli Salomaa, School of Design Innovation
  • 11AM Digital bricolage
    Raqi Syed, School of Design Innovation
  • 11.30AM Re-imagining textiles through technology
    Flo Foxworthy, Head of Textiles at Weta Workshop
  • 1.30PM The digital-only fashion business
    The Fabricant‘s Kerry Murphy
  • 2PM – 3 PM Costume in Video Games lecture
    Heli Salomaa, School of Design Innovation


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