Ruby Hoette to speak at international fashion conference in Antwerp

Ruby Hoette, Programme Leader for our MA in Fashion, will be speaking this week at the Europeana Fashion International Conference:

“In collaboration with MoMu – Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp, Europeana Fashion hosts its third annual conference in Antwerp on 24, 25 and 26 February 2015. The conference DIGITAL FASHION FUTURES explores the future of digital fashion initiatives, bringing together a multitude of online fashion platforms and innovative perspectives from the cultural heritage industry.”

Ruby will participate in the following panel:

Skills and Competences for the Digital Fashion era

“With the advent of the digital era, the competence in fashion has been changed and not only new figures have emerged but also old figures had to reshape their practices. In this workshop/discussion, we will discuss few examples of this shift to better understand how the digital era has not only affect the way fashion is communicated but also produced, generating the emergence of new competencies.”

Chair: Lauren Downing Peters, Ph.D student at Stockhom University Centre for Fashion Studies
Panellists:
Ruby Hoette, lecturer in Design (Fashion and textiles) at Goldsmiths, University of London
Sally Ann Bolton, junior fashion editor at The Sunday Times Style magazine and Ph.D student at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
Jacob Kok, virtual fashion designer at Jacob Kok
Mauro Iannizzi, client director at H-Art
Karen Van Godtsenhoven, curator of exhibitions MoMu – Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp

More information can be found on the Europeana Fashion website.