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Fashion-able. Hacktivism and engaged fashion design


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Title: Fashion-able. Hacktivism and engaged fashion design
Authors: Busch, Otto von
Issue Date: 22-Sep-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: School of Design and Crafts ; Högskolan för design och konsthantverk
Date of Defence: 2008-10-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 oktober 2008, kl. 10.00, Stora hörsalen, Högskolan för design och konsthantverk, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
Keywords: Fashion Design
Hacktivism
Hacking
Heresy
Small Change
Professional-Amateurs
Do-it-yourself
Action Spaces
Artistic Research
Practice-based research
Abstract: This thesis consists of a series of extensive projects which aim to explore a new designer role for fashion. It is a role that experiments with how fashion can be reverse engineered, hacked, tuned and shared among many participants as a form of social activism. This social design practice can be called the hacktivism of fashion. It is an engaged and collective process of enablement, creative resistance and DIY practice, where a community share methods and experiences on how to expand action... more
ISBN: 978-91-977757-2-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/17941
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Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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