SCCI Fashion Hub 2020

Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI)

SCCI Fashion Hub 2020 offers Sydney the world’s most riveting fashion thinkers shaping conversations on identity, heritage, craftsmanship, collection-building, exhibition-curating and beyond.

As part of The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) 10 day Fashion Hub 2020, six headlining international speakers will investigate the transformation of contemporary fashion across geographic and ideological borders.

Distinguished international keynote speakers for 2020 include fashion and costume designer, fabric sculptor and campaigner, Daniel Lismore (United Kingdom); internationally acclaimed collector and commissioner of jewellery by artists of the 20th & 21st centuries, Diane Venet (France); twelfth-generation Owner/Director of Kyoto’s famed Hosoo textile company, founded 1688, Masataka Hosoo (Japan); Founding Curatorial Director of the Kyoto Costume Institute and a leading voice in historic and contemporary fashion culture, Akiko Fukai (Japan); Director of Tate Modern, Frances Morris (United Kingdom), and fair trade, haute couture designer focused on empowering womens’ voices, Lucy Tammam (United Kingdom).

Sydney Living Museums have partnered with SCCI Fashion Hub to host the following talks at the Museum of Sydney:

Keynote One: Hed Mayner, By Hed Mayner

Thursday 19 March, 6.30pm-9pm (keynote commences 7.30pm), Warrane Theatre

In Australia for the first time, Hed Mayner – the inaugural recipient of the Karl Lagerfeld LVMH Prize (2019) – shares how his design approach draws inspiration from the melting pot of contemporary Israel and its vibrant, varied and centuries-old sartorial cultures. Mayner’s keynote describes this undoubtedly unique approach to dressing the modern man.

Bookings:

for further program details and booking information please refer to: https://www.scci.org.au/event/hed-mayner/

Keynote Two: Be Yourself: The World Of Daniel Lismore

Friday 20 March, 2019, 6.30pm-9pm (keynote commences: 7.30pm), Warrane Theatre

Daniel Lismore, a British fabric sculptor, fashion and costume designer, and campaigner has been described by Vogue Magazine as ‘England's Most Eccentric Dresser.’ He is best known for his flamboyant statement aesthetic. Lismore’s keynote address is accompanied by footage from Daniel Lismore: Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken, an international touring exhibition featuring 30 ensembles from his personal wardrobe.

Bookings:

For futher program details and booking information please refer to: https://www.scci.org.au/event/daniel-lismore/ 

Keynote Three: Akiko Fukai: The Kyoto Costume Institute

Wednesday 25th March, 6.30pm-9pm (keynote commences 7.30pm), Warrane Theatre

Akiko Fukai, Founding Curatorial Director of the Kyoto Costume Institute (KCI), is author of numerous authoritative texts on fashion history. As a leading expert on historic and contemporary fashion, Fukai’s landmark exhibitions have been celebrated across institutions internationally.

Bookings:

For futher program details and booking information please refer to: https://www.scci.org.au/event/akiko-fukai/ 

Keynote Four: Innovation & Tradition: Maison Hosoo

Friday 27th March, 6.30pm-9pm (keynote commences 7.30pm), Warrane Theatre

Masataka Hosoo is the twelfth descendant in his family’s line to direct the eponymous house, Hosoo. Founded in 1688 as the silk kimono weaver for the Shogunate Family of Kyoto, Maison Hosoo epitomises the highest quality of luxury textile production within the context of both interior design and fashion.

Bookings:

For futher program details and booking information please refer to: https://www.scci.org.au/event/maison-hosoo/

Keynote Five: Calder to Koons: The Jewellery Collection of Diane Venet

Saturday 28 March, 3pm-5pm (keynote commences 3.30pm), Warrane Theatre

Diane Venet has spent 40 years collecting some of the most-coveted pieces of artist jewellery from the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. In 2011, Venet launched Picasso to Koons: Artist as Jeweler, marking the beginning of an 8-year international tour, including New York’s Museum of Arts and Design and Paris’ Musée des arts décoratifs, among others.

Bookings:

For futher program details and booking information please refer to: https://www.scci.org.au/event/jewellery-diane-venet/

 

The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) is a not for profit foundation principally funded by the Sherman family. SCCI events are programmed with the intention of creating a positive impact in the realms of fashion and architecture. SCCI is generously supported by a number of Australia’s leading education institutions, government bodies and culturally engaged organisations.

Event information

All bookings and enquiries: SCCI Fashion Hub

When & Where

Thursday 19 March 2020 6.30PM–9PM
Friday 20 March 2020 6.30PM–9PM
Wednesday 25 March 2020 6.30PM–9PM
Friday 27 March 2020 6.30PM–9PM
Saturday 28 March 2020 3PM–5PM

Museum of Sydney

Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
Museum: 02 9251 5988

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