AICHA ABBADI

fashion, design, research, social practice



info [at] aichaabbadi.com



Presentations:

2019 – Deep Fashion State of Mind book release,The Publisher, Berlin (DE)

2018 – Where are we now? Authorship in Design #2, Designtransfer, Berlin (DE) MA Graduate Exhibition

2018 – Searching for the New Luxury, Musis, Arnhem (NL) Conference & Exhibition

2013-2018 –Rundgang, University of the Arts Berlin (DE) Annual Open House

2017 – At the limits of perception and cognition, Schillerpalais, Berlin (DE) Group Exhibition

2013-2017 – Annual fashion show of the University of the Arts Berlin, various locations

2016 – The End of Fashion, Massey University, Wellington (NZ) Conference & Exhibition

2015 — KANAAN Food x Fashion x Music Fusion, Willner Brauerei, Berlin (DE) Intercultural/Interdisciplinary Event



2018 – MA Design (Interdisciplinary), University of the Arts Berlin

2016 – BA Design (Fashion), University of the Arts Berlin



© 2012-2019 Aïcha Abbadi

Deep Fashion State of MindArtist Book, 2019

The book developed over the course of multiple conversations taking place over the course of one year. A recurring theme touched upon the underlying mechanisms fashion and culture industries. What is hidden beneath the surface? How is the fashion dream created and what purpose does it really serve? Is the zeitgeist real or is it a tool for mass manipulation? The book became a collection of ideas, a starting point to open up a space for a liberated fashion practice with the whole system in mind:

As fashion’s enthusiasts and practitioners progress deeper and deeper into the fashion world, their perception becomes altered forever. A sudden awakening from the fashion dream marks a turning point in their lives. Entering into a deep fashion state of mind allows them to make connections where there were none before and the sudden shift in their thinking opens up a whole new world of possibilities for fashion practice and beyond…


The authors of this publication have initiated the critical fashion collective DEEP FASHION SOCIETY, reflecting an emerging cultural shift among fashion practitioners who seek to incorporate observations about the fashion world into their practice, as a critical commentary and to offer new ways of seeing and experiencing fashion.


Available in Berlin at Pro qm, Do you read me?!, Studio 183 and The Publisher, online at Antenne Books.


For more information, contact hq [at] deepfashionsociety.xyz or visit deepfashionsociety.xyz




Collaborative project with Katharina Heckmann.
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