African Style - NABA Summer School Fashion - 2008

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INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DESIGN, NABA Summer School, 30/06-03/07/2008

1. Introduction. Branding Africa: The Real and Ideological Fiction
Daddy Buy Me a Pony, Faking Prada and the research of Rem Koolhaas, Vanessa Beecroft and the Darfur, the Jean Pigozzi Collection

2. Authentic-Autochthonous: Masks, Roots, Baobab, Sand, Desert and Savana. Shaping Tradition, Identity, Look.
Scarfs, pagne, boubou, Diouma Dieng, Diakhaté, bogolan, wax, batik, Yinka Shonibare, Pathé O., Marianne Fassler, Ly Dumas, Missoni
The role of Léopold Sédar Senghor and Pablo Picasso in Senegal and Mobutu Sese Seko in Congo

3. The Vibrant Sixties and Seventies: post-independence, pre-structural adjustment
Malik Sidibé, Fela Kuti, SAPE, Papa Wemba, Yves Saint Laurent

4. Reuse, Recycle, Reinvent
Informal cities, hip-hop, Xuli Bët, El Anatsui, Oumou Sy, La Nouvelle Liberté, Kean Etro and Philip Kwame Apagya, Joël Andrianomearisoa

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