Frieze Academy talks Fashion


Portrait of Kim Jones, photo by Jackie Nickerson; édito, photos by Jackie Nickerson; Kaws, photo by Morgan O’Donovan.

Frieze have just announced: Kim Jones, Artistic Director of Dior Homme will be in conversation with Tim Blanks at Frieze Academy’s first Art & Fashion summit.

How important is art to fashion? Highly-acclaimed artistic director, Kim Jones will discuss the impact of art on his creative practice with the Business of Fashion’s Editor-at-Large, Tim Blanks at Art & Fashion: Under the Influence.

Before his appointment as Artistic Director of Dior Homme in March 2018, Jones injected his own vibrant mix of high fashion and street style into classic English menswear for Alexander McQueen and Alfred Dunhill, amongst others. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear more about his dynamic and playful work.

Art & Fashion: Under the Influence 2 November, Royal Academy of Arts BUY

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At a moment when dialogue between contemporary art and fashion is perhaps more prominent than ever, Frieze Academy’s first summit on the subject will explore the central question of creative influence and implications for issues that concern both fields, from diversity and representation to technology and artistic practice.

Hosted by Tim Blanks, speakers include: Kim Jones, Juno Calypso, Hussein Chalayan, Michel Gaubert, Judith Clark, Anthony Symonds, Ekow Eshun, Jenn Nkiru, Ibrahim Kamara, Nigel Shafran, Grace Wales Bonner, Bob Verhelst, Julie Verhoeven and more.

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