MFA Textiles and MFA Fashion Design and Society Celebrate Graduates at New York Fashion Week
Spring Studios recently welcomed the 2022 graduates of the MFA Fashion Design and Society program with a runway show featuring the work of 15 designers representing the next generation of American fashion. Speculative futures and world creation. The presentation also included graduates of the MFA Textiles Program. The program featured four of his designers who highlighted and examined issues related to culture and identity, sustainability and material innovation, and decolonization.
The show is presented in partnership with IMG and produced by Beyond8 Productions and Creative Director Dario Calmese. Hair was done by Gary Baker and his UNITE Haircare and makeup was done by Claire Perez. Publicity support was provided by Hinton Group.
“We are delighted to celebrate the collection of MFA Fashion Design and Society Generation 11 papers at New York Fashion Week and to select the final pieces from MFA Textiles Generation 3,” said Ben Barry, Dean of Fashion at Parsons. says. “What was on display was a deep foundation of wild creativity, multiple aesthetic possibilities, designing from stories, and practicing practices that heal and transform the world. It demonstrates the teaching and learning that takes place across Parsons programs.”
Waylands Her work blends digital technology with manual craftsmanship, reinventing the usual objects in the world of fashion design. She creates new visual languages and builds new visual elements through digital manipulation and textile experimentation. and aims to blur the boundaries between the physical and virtual worlds through fashion.
Along with the collection of papers, Eva Heugenhauser Aiming to critically consider the concept of time and value, abstracting a sustainable design approach by developing unique ephemeral textiles that focus on a strong passion for tailoring and pattern making. We propose a comprehensive and innovative understanding.
in her masters collection Marlene Haase I studied the social and historical background of cotton clothing. In her collection, she dealt with the original fast-fashion garments that entered the U.S. market illegally and redesigned them to fit her values. Etc., I’m going to start a discussion about the value and labor of the most popular clothing items.
according to Lilas Ferdi“I have always collected pieces of fabric, scraps, and clothing pieces to rework as the final canvas. This collection is not, nor will it be in the future, but rather, designers, makers, and costumers.” will work together to understand clothing and show it through a ‘system’ that shows how it behaves in response to our bodies and our lives. ”
Chang Ji-kin (Qing), aka Princess of Chinatown, is a multidisciplinary artist and fashion designer. Born and raised in southern China, Qing’s upbringing has had a major impact on their work. Qing’s artistic work integrates multiple disciplines such as clothing, makeup, styling, film, and performance, but most of Qing’s work focuses on gender, sexuality, self-expression, body image, identity, and Her LGBTQ community focuses on exploring her culture.
Ying Feng’s The collection of papers reflects a society deeply rooted in patriarchy. From her sex work advocacy to celebrating her girlhood, Ying showcases these themes through a variety of craft techniques, including crocheting, beading, embroidery, and working with upcycled clothing. Ying has a background in design and enjoys working with multimedia such as videos and books. She is also the founder of Club Innocent.
“I grew up in different parts of China, so the construction and transformation of different cultures and identities has led to gender confusion from a male-trained background as a girl,” she says. Tao LeeIn this way, as a fashion designer, it is important to reflect past, present and future thoughts, and to show one’s trauma directly through fashion as an emotional and art therapy. Please make me feel safe. ”
“After coming into Parsons, we want to broaden our definition of connection with our audience and keep the concept simple. The final product itself explains the idea so people can understand and enjoy it. “Because I want it to be like that,” he says. men ling chong“So, in my recent work, I want to playfully bridge the interaction between clothes and people to create memories. As a designer, I think I create a mechanism that allows me to change the shape of the clothes with my own ideas and simple operations.I create the forms, and the audience breathes life into them.”
Sarah HawesMFA thesis work does not fit the typical scope of a fashion collection. Her work builds on her fears about the future consequences and implications of the current relationship between science, technology and humans. Her project was born out of ethnographic research and her personal discomfort of living in a generation where there is always chaos in the world in every direction. She begins her research by capturing her DNA and lived realities of everyday, undocumented and unnoticed moments in her daily life, and transforms the essence of them into her own. Building on the experience, the community created her approach to her designs.
Despite fashion collections, Anna Chan Works also include textiles, installation art, painting and film. She enjoys exploring the relationship between the human body and the environment through various art forms. She believes that fabric is just a commodity and only when it interacts with the body can it become a truly powerful piece.Textiles are the key language of Anna’s fashion creations. She is well versed in various textile techniques such as knitting, printing, dyeing and embroidery. Exploring her creative and sustainable materials, she always tells her own story.
Alexandra Petina I’m a Russian designer. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Moscow, she traveled to London to study at Central Her St Her Martins and chose New York as her final destination for her academic experience. She has a multidisciplinary approach to fashion, creating images on her scale and appreciating the various tools and multimedia aspects of fashion her designs.
Xiaomo Chen A knitwear designer from Taiwan who specializes in computer programming/knitting. “My research begins with ‘post-human’ research and focuses on ‘situational knowledge’, meaning that different perspectives define it differently. It is most often used in perspectives stemming from social constructionism, radical feminism, and postmodernism to emphasize their view that it is impossible.”
according to Ruiyu Chen“In my project, I want to integrate traditional Chinese techniques and furniture into fashion in a new way. I hope my collection will return to the level of craftsmanship. In the process of combining the elements of furniture with the structure of clothing, I realized that the silhouettes of the collection represent my story, and my story is about people and people. I hope that fashion as a connection with can get closer to how we apply craft, a highly emotional craft through objects.
As a fashion designer, Liuriu sees fashion design as a tool to address the concept of true self in many ways. Her work is related to exploring the intimate relationship between emotion and clothing, and the submissive phenomenon of dressing and defining clothing through gender-neutral fashion. She hopes her work can change people’s stereotypes.
Asato Kitamura My parents believed in a religion called Nichiren Shoshu in Japan. He grew up surrounded by beautiful things such as religious sculptures. However, the relationship between his parents was tense, and there was always discord in the house. His imagination was born in an environment where the cacophony of negative human emotions and prayers to God were always mixed. His graduate studies focused on the philosophies of Freud and Nietzsche, interweaving his own experiences to explore the affirmation of trauma and the value of imperfection. For him, fashion is a ritual that sublimes the pain of his life into elegance.