Thursday, 12 April 2012

|FAT| Arts and Fashion Week Toronto

|FAT| Arts & Fashion Week launches its 7th year from April 24th to April 28th in Toronto. For five fabulous days, |FAT| explores the art of fashion via runway shows, art exhibits, photography, fashion films and live performances.

I am delighted that I been have invited to take part at this unique event and present my 'Transformed star project' collection.

lFATl SCHEDULE
The complete |FAT| 2012 schedule is now available online at: 
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/2012-schedule/  
Artist & Designer Profiles complete with bios and high resolution images can be accessed directly from the website here:
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/artists-designers-2012/ 

http://fashionarttoronto.ca 

 “The unique blend of fashion, art and culture make this festival a true mirror of the city of Toronto,” says Vanja Vasic, Executive Director of |FAT|. “The festival’s unique vision in presenting diverse perspectives in an inclusive environment, make this event a perfect backdrop for showcasing the immense talent from Canada and around the world.”

The lFATl attitude comes to life again this year at our new festival location - a former industrial warehouse located at 213 Sterling Road - Toronto's new up-and-coming arts & design district. Models will stomp their heels on an 80 foot-long runway featuring 52 innovative fashion collections from top designers within Canada and abroad.

|FAT| is the first festival of its kind to present fashion through a broad range of disciplines including - design, film, photography, arts and performance - all under one roof. The festival puts Canada on the fashion world stage as an innovative force to be reckoned with.


2012 THEMATIC LANDSCAPE
The |FAT| 2012 theme fashionSCAPES mirrors the concept of landscapes: unique, seasonal and ever changing. Each night a different sub-theme will be explored around the ideas of land, city, body and future.




April 24 - LANDscapes explores global landscapes and physical environments
April 25 - CITYscapes visits metropolises and man-made environments; streets, structures and cities
April 26 - BODY
scapes investigate the body as a field for expressing identity, sexuality and gender
April 27 - FUTURE
scapes looks at new materials, technology, media and innovative processes
April 28 - FAT
market is chance for the public to purchase clothing hot off the runway from |FAT| designers 


lFATl EVENTS April 24-27: 52 RUNWAY SHOWS
 From designers across Canada & around The World including work by Canadian designers from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary as well as international designers from The Netherlands, Germany, Ukraine, Mexico, the Philippines and the USA

April 24-27: |FAT| FOCUS GERMANY Presented by the Goethe-Institut
 Fashion & art from Germany's hottest designers & image-makers: curated in collaboration with world-renowned Designer Scouts. Focus Germany will present an onsite photography exhibit featuring 7 collaborative projects by German designers and fashion photographers; 2 runway shows by Berlin based fashion designers; 3 fashion films presenting the unique landscape of Berlin and a conceptual mixed media installation. Focus Germany is part of the Goethe-Institut's focus on Culture+Economy, City+Climate and the celebration "50 Years Goethe-Institut Canada"

April 24-27: THE DRESSING ROOM PROJECT
 A virtual & on-site multimedia art experience. 12 site-specific artist spaces present work ranging from live performances, broadcasts and video projections to interactive photo booths and more 



April 24-27: FILMS ON FASHION
 International filmmakers create iconic imagery through fashion & moving image. The program includes 10+ films from Paris, London, New York, Berlin, Istanbul, Florence, Wroclaw, Baar and Montreal

April 24-27: PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO EXHIBITION Four thematic nights of rotating imagery by a selection of Canadian and international media artists and photographers 


April 16-28: |FAT| DRAKE lab OFFSITE EXHIBIT
 Daily broadcasts, films, photography & installations from current and past |FAT| events

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