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2 DRESS AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA NETWORK CORE MEMBERS Professor Christopher Breward, V&A Museum, London Avis Charles, Avis Charles Associates, London Dr. Janice Cheddie, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados Professor Carolyn Cooper, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica Professor Susan Kaiser, University of California at Davis, CA. Dr. Van Dyk Lewis, Cornell University, New York Professor Leslie Rabine, University of California at Davis. CA. Carol Tulloch, Chelsea College of Art and Design, and V&A Museum

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4 DADN FRAMEWORK critical studies historical studies entrepreneurial aspect of fashion, production development design empirical approaches visual culture museology/curatorship educational policy literature craft/techniques colonial legacy old and new diaspora ideas of diaspora has refashioned the self in the centre diaspora in continuous change the celebration of diaspora Post-colonialism globalisation the slave trade tensions expressed through dress as mediator citation notions of style and textualisation appropriation and how to address it fashion being uncomfortable body arts dress as a vehicle of ideas around culture, self-expression, and modernity authenticity spectacle Mimicry theoretical concepts terminology the issue of place and/or groups homogeneity/heterogeneity authenticity/representation identity/identification the real/imagined creative tensions creolisation interconnectivity similarity

5 Should Art … Be Authentic? Debate V&A Museum, 2006

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8 Dr. Krystyne Loughran, Independent Scholar, Florence Paper: Bridging the Gap: Tuareg Jewellery in the 21st Century

9 Dr Jessica Hemmings, Edinburgh College of Art. Paper: Constructions of Dress in South African Fiction

10 Professor Leslie Rabine, University of California, Davis Paper: Internal and External Diasporas, Between Dakar, Bamako and the U.S.

11 Nicola Stylianou Collaborative Ph.D Candidate TRaIN/V&A, London Paper: Addressing the Absence Dress and the African Diaspora at the Victoria and Albert Museum

12 Professor Anitra Nettleton, Wits School of Arts University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Paper: Threading the Interstices Tradition and Modernity in an African Wedding in Kwala-Zulu Natal

13 Dr Van Dyk Lewis, Cornell University, New York Paper: Trauma in Fashion

14 Elke aus dem Moore, Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart Paper: Les Histoires Commune A Workshop and Exhibition Which Created New-Common- Stories

15 Rochelle Rowe, Ph.D Candidate, University of Essex Paper: ‘Glorifying the Jamaican Girl’: The Ten Types Beauty Contest, Racialised Femininities and Jamaican Nationalism

16 Professor Susan Kaiser, University of California, Davis Paper: The (K)nots of Fashion, Agency and Regulation in African-American Style

17 Avis Charles, Avis Charles Associates, London Identity/Identification: The Practitioner’s Perspective

18 ‘Krays-Windrush’ ‘Blacking Up Composite’ Gavin Fernandes Identity/Identification: The Practitioner’s Perspective

19 Judith Rouhani, Textile Designer, Newcastle Identity/Identification: The Practitioner’s Perspective

20 Dress and the African Diaspora Network Reading Group Avis Charles, Managing Director, Avis Charles Associates Christine Checinska, Ph.D Candidate, Goldsmiths College Dr Janice Cheddie, researcher and writer Edwina Ehrman, Curator, V&A Paul Goodwin, Curator of Cross Cultural Programmes, Tate Britain Dr Jessica Hemmings, Reader in Textiles Culture, Winchester School of Art Dominique Heyse-Moore, Curatorial Trainee,Manchester Museum Consortium Frances Ross, Principal Lecturer, London College of Fashion Rose Sinclair, Lecturer and Ph.D Candidate, Goldsmiths College Nicola Stylianou, AHRC Collaborative Ph.D Candidate, TrAIN/V&A Professor Lou Taylor, University of Brighton

21 Reading Group Meeting and Museum Visit Brighton Museum and The University of Brighton Organised by Professor Lou Taylor Textiles in the Thomas Aldridge Collection, Brighton Museum

22 Les Histoires Communes, Elke aus dem Moore, editor, Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart, 2007.


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