5 October 2021 - Sint Lucas Antwerpen

Seminar on African and non-European Textiles in the context of European fashion museums, hosted by ARIA PhD researcher Pierre-Antoine Vettorello

The seminar is part of the Sint Lucas Antwerp & Extra City Naively Radical Research Week.

  • Discussion between Angela Jansen (Research Collective for Decoloniality & Fashion), dr. Delacey Tedesco (University of Exeter) and Amanda Maples (curator of African Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art) and Pierre-Antoine Vettorello on the presence of African and non-European textiles in European fashion museums and the question of decoloniality in the museum space. 
  • Round Table Conversation Fashion in the City – The case of Antwerp, moderated by Anna Jamieson,with Kaat Debo (MoMu Antwerp), Stella Nyanchama Okemwa (Researcher), Lies Van Assche (Doek vzw) and Pierre-Antoine Vettorello, about the place of non-Western fashion practices within the city and their institutional recognition. 


Sint Lucas Antwerpen, 3rd Floor, 13:00-15:00 and 15:30-17:30.