High-tech and history when the Museum of Technology offers fashion weekend

By on April 13, 2017

High tech programmed angel wings, a dress of cold rolled steel sections and a variety of objects and images from the Swedish fashion history – when the Technical Museum focuses on fashion over the weekend 23 to 24 April it will be both workshops, deep dives into the archives and meetings with innovative fashion designers.

Program

Saturday, April 22

13.30-14: Talk with makern and the innovator Tovah Parnes

Tovah Parnes won the title Innovator of the Year in Luleå Business Award 2016, one of the founders of Makertjej Luleå and a true role model for future makers. In this conversation, you get tips and even see some things that Tovah have created.

14.30-15: Fashion show with the Steel dress and Naim Josefi

See the famous “Steel Dress” and meet the fashion designer behind – Naim Josefi. Be on an exclusive tour of his sequined dress made of thin cold-rolled steel, which made success in Paris, at the Oscars and the Melodifestivalen final (was worn then by Clara Henry). The Steel dress is on display throughout the weekend.

15-15.30: Fashion: Dangerous, prohibited and glitter activism with Samanda Ekman

How dangerous has fashion been through the ages? Which garments have been banned? And what exactly is the glitter activism? Samanda tells and you lean back, enjoy and listen. Perhaps you most know Samanda Ekman as a reporter for the program Stil in P1.

Workshops & Experiences

12:30 to 13:30: Workshop on Pussyhatproject and knitting activism

We knitting Pussyhats together, talking about Pussyhat Project and knitting activism. We have knitting patterns and help each other with knitting. For children or those who are short on time, you are welcome to sew your Pussyhat in the fabric too. Yarn and knitting needles are available in limited quantity, first come first served. In cooperation with Stickjuntan Pussyhats.

15-16.30 Workshop with Tovah Parnes from Luleå Makertjej

Tovah Parnes leading a workshop with bling, soldering and funny hats. Develop the maker in you and came by. The workshop is suitable for children from 10 years upwards.

12-16.30: Our collections and crafts with the robot seal Paro

Open house in the archive reading room! Come and look at the photographs, archival documents and objects from the textile and fashion industry’s history. Archive Craft necklaces, magnets and paper dolls with the robot seal Paro.

Fashion Victims – Scary views in our magazine

Fashion History is full of stories of garment that poisoned, killed or made their carriers crazy. Join the frightening views in one of the museum’s magazine. The tour start 12:30 and 15:30 (about 30 min)

Zacharias Vindbacke-angel wings and hats beyond borders

Desigern and makern Zacharias Vindbacke hit us again and again with astonishment. Hats in Vogue, angel wings with LEDs and magical sculptures are not uncommon feature among one’s creations. Experience them for yourself. And who knows – you have luck, you might even get the chance to try something.

11-15: K-saber – clothes from the past

Karin Sabel sews dresses of fabrics from the past. It may be an old curtain or drapery. It can also be fabrics that come from someone’s old stock, which has been on shelves for years but have not been used. Inspired by models from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Future Labs – Fashion Now and in the future

Try a virtual fitting room, RFID solutions in the clothes – can you spot them ?, drill into the fabric panel that you can not get through with Engtex, look at prototypes and learn more about fashion items as fresh with Stream Matter and turn green puppets to finished fashion pictures with Looklet.

Sunday, April 23

13.30-14: Talk with makern and the innovator Tovah Parnes

Tovah Parnes won the title Innovator of the Year in Luleå Business Award 2016, one of the founders of Makertjej Luleå and a true role model for future makers. In this conversation, you get tips and even see some things that Tovah have created.

14.30-15: Fashion show with the Steel dress and Naim Josefi

See the famous “Steel Dress” and meet the fashion designer behind – Naim Josefi. Be on an exclusive tour of his sequined dress made of thin cold-rolled steel, which made success in Paris, at the Oscars and the Melodifestivalen final (was worn then by Clara Henry). The Steel dress is on display throughout the weekend.

Workshops & Experiences

12:30 to 13:30: Workshop on Pussyhatproject and knitting activism

We knitting Pussyhats together, talking about Pussyhat Project and knitting activism. We have knitting patterns and help each other with knitting. For children or those who are short on time, you are welcome to sew your Pussyhat in the fabric too. Yarn and knitting needles are available in limited quantity, first come first served. In cooperation with Stickjuntan Pussyhats.

15-16.30 Workshop with Tovah Parnes from Luleå Makertjej

Tovah Parnes leading a workshop with bling, soldering and funny hats. Develop the maker in you and came by. The workshop is suitable for children from 10 years upwards.

12-16.30: Our collections and crafts with the robot seal Paro

Open house in the archive reading room! Come and look at the photographs, archival documents and objects from the textile and fashion industry’s history. Archive Craft necklaces, magnets and paper dolls with the robot seal Paro.

Fashion Victims – Scary views in our magazine

Fashion History is full of stories of garment that poisoned, killed or made their carriers crazy. Join the frightening views in one of the museum’s magazine. The tour start 12:30 and 15:30 (about 30 min)

Zacharias Vindbacke-angel wings and hats beyond borders

Desigern and makern Zacharias Vindbacke hit us again and again with astonishment. Hats in Vogue, angel wings with LEDs and magical sculptures are not uncommon feature among one’s creations. Experience them for yourself. And who knows – you have luck, you might even get the chance to try something.

11-15: K-saber – clothes from the past

Karin Sabel sews dresses of fabrics from the past. It may be an old curtain or drapery. It can also be fabrics that come from someone’s old stock, which has been on shelves for years but have not been used. Inspired by models from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Future Labs – Fashion Now and in the future

Try a virtual fitting room, RFID solutions in the clothes – can you spot them ?, drill into the fabric panel that you can not get through with Engtex, look at prototypes and learn more about fashion items as fresh with Stream Matter and turn green puppets to finished fashion pictures with Looklet.

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