THE SOCIAL STUDIO
10 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE
IN COLLABORATION WITH FOMA
Fabrics of Multicultural Australia (FOMA) has been in collaboration with The Social Studio Retrospective celebrates the studio’s achievements and supporters over the years through an exhibition and panel series in 2019. For close to a decade, The Social Studio has been a dynamic social enterprise in Melbourne’s cultural landscape, bringing environmentally sustainable design and ethical business practices to the community.
It explored the concept of Immersion: an intangible value which comes from diversity, a new place and community, interacting with local people, understanding the way your neighbours live. The Social Studio has showcased garments designed in collaboration with iconic Australian artists and designers who have supported our work for 10 years.
Curator: Dr Grace McQuilten
Stylist and Casting Director: Kyah Parrot
Babbarra Woman’s Centre
Tin & Ed
Fashion as a Vehicle for Social Cohesion: This panel has enabled rich discussion around the ever-expanding relationship between fashion, community, culture and ethics.
Moderator: Jewel Topsfield –Award winning journalist for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald
Elisa Keeler – Director at Maroske Peech
Kate Durham – Renowned Melbourne artist and refugee advocate
Kyah Parrott – Artist and fashion stylist
Mitch Parker – Editor of i-D Magazine
Karinda Mutabazi – Stylist and Creative Director
SATURDAY 9 MARCH
3.30PM - 6PM
SUNDAY 10 MARCH
10AM - 5PM
81 Rupert St, Collingwood