The 5Ws: Conflict and Skin: The Persistence of Victorian design in Namibian Women’s Fashion | EXPERIENCE AFRICA


Who:  Namibian women’s fashions
What:  ”Conflict and Skin: The Persistence of Victorian design in Namibian Women’s Fashion,” featuring photography by the award-winning late South African photographer, Thabiso Sekgala, fashions by Ghana-US couture designer, Mimi Plange, including a collaboration with Manolo Blahnik, and fashions and images from the archive, a Thesis Exhibition by Catherine McKinley, New York University M.A. Candidate
When: March 11-27, 2016
Where:  Gallatin Galleries, 1 Washington Place @ Broadway, NY, NY 10003
Why:  In 1904 the German-Herero war began.  It was the first genocide of the 20th century; a chilling rehearsal for German Naziism.  Its history is revealed most tellingly in contemporary fashions.
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