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African-Print Fashion Now! Curators Examine the African-Print Fashion Phenomenon

March 25, 2017 | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

To celebrate the opening of African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition co-curator Suzanne Gott presents the dynamic story of this cloth: its inspiration in Indonesia, its manufacture in Europe, its African identity, and its current status in the global marketplace. Then co-curator Betsy Quick will converse with Ghanaian-Nigerian fashion designer Titi Ademola (KIKI Clothing) and British-Ivorian designer Alexis Temomanin (Dent de Man). Runway models will show off some of their recent designs.

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Titi Ademola and Alexis Temomanin

 

Audio of this program:

Suzanne Gott on the story of African-Print cloth:

 

Panel Discussion with Betsy Quick, Titi Ademola, and Alexis Temomanin:

 

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