Conference Programme

Fashion and Photography
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Project

Friday 29th June 2018 – Saturday 30th June 2018
Palermo, Italy

Final Programme

Friday 29th June 2018

08:30 – 09:00
Registration

09:00 – 09:30
Welcome and Opening Words: Luca Lo Sicco

09:30 – 10:30
Session 1: Through the Looking Glass
Chair: Luca Lo Sicco

“Now You See Me” A History of Self Portraiture
Michael James O’Brien

10:30 – 11:00
Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30
Session 2 Photography and Ethnicity
Chair: Donna Bevan

Initiates of the Inner Circle – Fashion Photography as a New Mythogenetic Tool
Felix Abrudan

Beckham’n SaWrong
Christopher Hodge

Global Ethno-Scape Maintaining and Expressing Ethnic-Identity through Contemporary Fashion
Kencovia Jean-Baptiste

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 15:30
Session 3 Then and Now in Fashion and Photography
Chair: June Jordan

The Impact of Social Media and Technology
Vanessa Khattar

Light, Shadow and Magic: Antiquarian Photographic Processes and Contemporary Photography
Elizabeth Turk

15:30 – 16:00
Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00
Session 4 History, Culture and the Library
Chair: Jasmine Helm

Towards the Creation of the Digital Library for the History & Culture of Cypriot Dress
Noly Moissi

Portraiture and Portrait Seeing
Alessandro Giovannelli

 

17:00 – 17:30
End of Opening Day Discussion and Consolidation

17:30
Wine and Drinks Reception

 

Saturday 30th June 2018

09:00 – 10:30
Session 5 Beauty and Style presence on memories
Chair: Christopher Hodge

Capturing the Invisible – The Photograph as Evidence of Hair Styles Lost
Donna Bevan

Steven Klein – The Dark Side of Beauty
Leonardo Iuffrida

10:30 – 11:00
Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:00
Session 6 senseless and rebellious acts in Fashion
Chair: Elizabeth Turk

Performing Fashion
Theo Tyson

LPH vs LVMH
Darshan Chandekar

12:00 – 12:30
Session 7
Discussion and Morning Consolidation

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 15:30
Session 8: Interactive Workshop

Textures Pop-up Lab: An Interactive Workshop on Black Fashion and Visual Culture

Tanisha Ford, Brandi Thompson Summers and Tamara Walker

15:30 – 16:00
Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00
Session 9 Memories and traditions
Chair: Tamara Walker

A Story of Loss and Suffering: The Phenomenological Contributions of  Tom Ford’s ‘A Single Man’
June Jordan

Recuerdos de Nicaragua: Remembering the Dress of Nicaragua’s Indigenous & Afro-descendant People in German & Moravian Photography
Jasmine Helm

17:00 – 17:30
Discussion and Day 2 Consolidation

17:30 – 18:00
Project Development, Closing Thoughts and Goodbyes