• Summary

  • Fashion is a great teacher because it provides a fantastic lens to learn about the world and its people, about history, politics and culture. Join Renate Stauss and Franziska Schreiber, professors of fashion theory and fashion design in Paris and Berlin to discover the most inspiring voices in fashion education, their take on the how and why of learning and teaching fashion, their doubts and hopes, their lessons from fashion.
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Episodes
  • May 19 2022

    In this episode you meet Tanveer Ahmed, senior lecturer in Fashion and Race at Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London. She is also a PhD candidate at The Open University, to investigate how to develop ways to teach anti-racist and non-capitalist forms of fashion design. Fashion is a great teacher talks to her about: education as a space for freedom and raising critical consciousness, about brutal educational experiences, about wanting to teach differently and a decolonial framework of love to reform fashion education.

    Audio editor: Moritz Bailly
    Music by: Johannes von Weizsäcker
    Graphic by: Studio Regular

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    48 mins
  • Sep 29 2021

    In this episode you meet Elke Gaugele – a highly political cultural anthropologist, writer, and curator, she is professor for Fashion and Styles at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and head of the Austrian Center for Fashion Research (ACfFR). Fashion is a great teacher talks to her about: intellectual activism, the impact of teaching fashion teachers, how making her own clothes determined her scholarship, and not wanting to reinvent herself as a Marxist.

    Audio editing & mixing by: Moritz Bailly
    Music by: Johannes von Weizsäcker
    Graphic by: Studio Regular

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    46 mins
  • May 25 2021

    In this episode you meet Christina Moon, Professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons School of Design in New York, an anthropologist who works on social ties and cultural encounters between design worlds and manufacturing landscapes across Asia and the Americas. Fashion is a great teacher talks to her about: cultivating community and collective wisdom, making culture in a 90-minute class, not holding on to one view, her learnings from teaching a baseball team.

    Audio editing & mixing: Moritz Bailly
    Music by: Johannes von Weizsäcker
    Graphic by: Studio Regular

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    55 mins

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