Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion – opening night 20 July at RMIT Gallery


The RMIT Gallery/ Goethe-Institut’s upcoming exhibition Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion opens on 21 July and takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry and consumer habits. What’s the true cost of that cheap bargain hanging in your wardrobe?

In response, the exhibition’s Slow Fashion Studio provides an upbeat response, exploring new fashion practices and experiences to bring about positive change, featuring exciting new work from practitioners at RMIT’s School of Fashion and Textiles.

Thursday 20 July 6-8 pm Opening night Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion

Opening speaker:
Fashion editor and author Clare Press


FREE Public Programs

19 July 5-6 pm
Sustainable Fashion Futures Ina Budde & Clare Press, RMIT Brunswick Campus 516.02.05 Lecture Theatre | 25 Dawson St, Brunswick
21 July & 22 July 12-1 pm
Luisa Hilmer, assistant curator MKG Hamburg, RMIT Gallery. Exhibition walk-through 
21 July 1-2 pm
Change-making beyond the catwalk Melinda Tually (Fashion Revolution Australia/NZ)
Clare Press & Ina Budde, RMIT Gallery.
22 July 1-3 pm
Repair Fair Workshop Courtney Holm (A.BCH), RMIT Gallery.
17 August 1-2 pm
Fashion as social business Sina Trinkwalder,  RMIT Gallery.
24 August 4-6.30 pm
Fast Forward: Fashion 2030 Meet the designers, RMIT Gallery.













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