Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

"Come Fly With Me!" at Chandelier Creative

In collaboration with Think Olio (a Brooklyn based partnership that arranges for professors in all fields to speak at venues throughout New York), on October 6th, 2016, Amanda gave a special lecture entitled 'Come Fly With Me' at hip Manhattan advertising agency, Chandelier Creative, on the theme of how every decade has its 'fantasy location' (Egypt in the 1920s, Africa in the '30s, Miami in the '80s, etc), and how these locations would go on to inform everything from music to movies, fashion and homeware.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Amanda's Upcoming Workshop in Saigon

Amanda will be giving a three day workshop at the Vietnam Fashion Academy titled 'Fashion as Response: A Cultural Anatomy of Fashion's History'. The three day workshop will cover Ancient Egypt to Ancient Rome (Day 1), 18th Century France (Day 2), and Glamour's Golden Age: The 1930s and 1940s (Day 3). The VFA is also running a small exhibition of gowns from the '30s and '40s drawn from the collection of Scott Jorgenson, and there will be a panel discussion with Amanda and Vietnam's leading designers and industry experts on both fashion today and its future.

"Come Fly With Me": Cultural Hotspots of The 20th Century

Amanda will be giving a 60 minute special lecture at Chandelier Creative in collaboration with Think Olio. The subject of her talk is on how each decade of the 20th Century latched upon a specific location (Egypt in the '20s, Miami in the 80s, etc), and how these fixations would impact everything from homeware to music to movies to fashion.  Details and tickets are at the link below.