ICS Seminar Series

Event Name
ICS Seminar Series
12 November 2015
11:30 am - 01:00 pm
Parramatta Campus

Address (Room): EB.3.17


The theme of melancholy as an aesthetic quality has been applied to and expressed within all manner of artistic production, from music and film to painting and literature. However, it seems that melancholy and fashion fit together in a wholly unique and exceptional way. In order to explore this extraordinary relationship, this research considers the haunted nature of fashion by way of an examination of the intimate connection fashion has to the body. What makes dress so significantly affective is that it is experienced bodily, physically associative, even when divorced from the body. Both dress and the body are sites of unease and ambiguity, ultimately unsettling...(see website below for full details)

Speakers: Harriette Richards

Web page: http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/ics/events/seminars/ics_seminar_series

Name: Christy Nguy


Phone: 9685 9523

School / Department: Institute for Culture and Society