Editing: Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward

6a00e55290e7c4883301bb086fddcf970d-800wiI co-edited the 300-page bilingual exhibition catalogue for “Utopian Bodies: Fashion Looks Forward”, 25 September 2015-7 February 2016, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm

Title: Utopian Bodies: Fashion Looks Forward

Publisher: Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholms Stad (2015)

Editors: Johan Deurell and Hanne Eide

Graphic Design: Serge Martynov


“Foreword”, Mårten Castenfors

“No One Escapes Fashion”, Ingrid Giertz-Mårtenson

“Introduction: Fashion Impossible”, Elizabeth Wilson

“Ideal, Imagined, Impossible: Fashion’s Utopian Bodies”, Franziska Bork-Petersen

“Reconnect to the World”, Kate Fletcher in conversation with Johan Deurell and Hanne Eide

3 Statements on Fashion and Sustainability by Catarina Midby, Maria Bucher and Ulrika Berglund

“Fashion and Time”, Barbara Vinken in conversation with Maria Ben Saad

“The Future of Fashion: Disruptive Technologies, Advanced Materials and Emerging Trends”, Bradley Quinn

“Crafting Fashion”, Christopher Breward

“Hidden Ideals”, Madelaine Levy

“Utopian Bodies: Fashion and Resistance”, Jane Tynan

Interviews with Claire Barrow, Gypsy Sport and Eckhaus Latta,  Susanne Madsen

“On the Intersection Between Our Clothing and Our Past”, Anja Aronowsky Cronberg

Personal statements on memorable garments by Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Christian Lacroix, Hamish Bowles and Walter Van Beirendonck, among others.

“Fashion’s Gender Agendas”, Shaun Cole

“Collecting Utopias”, Marco Pecoraro interviews Kaat Debo

I was also the assistant curator of this exhibition, and worked alongside the curator and exhibition designer for about 1 1/2 year.

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