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Contemporary Muslim Fashions is the first major museum exhibition to explore the complex, diverse nature of Muslim dress codes worldwide. The exhibition examines how Muslim women—those who cover their heads and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and beyond their communities, and in so doing have drawn mass media attention to contemporary Muslim life.
Spotlighting places, garments, and styles from around the world, this exhibition considers how Muslims define themselves—and are defined—by their dress, and how these sartorial choices can reflect the multifaceted nature of their identities. The exhibition traverses different religious interpretations and cultures, including high-end fashions, such as those by Malaysia-based Blancheur; street wear, such as modest designs from London-based Sarah Elenany; sportswear, such as the burkini; and commissioned garments from both emerging and established designers. Including social media as primary material, Muslim voices and personal narratives are framed by runway footage, news clips, and documentary and fashion photography.
Coming September 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019
de Young | Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Join Us March 28-30, 2019 in San Francisco for “Forty Years and More: International Conference on Iranian Diaspora Studies” for Keynotes, Panel Discussions, and two major exhibitions of Iranian Diaspora Art.
The conference will mark the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution by understanding the ways that Iranians as exiles, immigrants, and as second and third generation hyphenated citizens of their respective nations, have met with both challenges and opportunities of diaspora experience. Conference presentations in the arts, humanities, and social sciences will present new scholarship and research about the Iranian diaspora from a variety of perspectives and national contexts.
Conference speakers include Dr. Neda Maghbouleh, Dr. Amy Malek, Dr. Shiva Balaghi, and many others.
A forthcoming feature-length documentary tracing the story of the 1953 Anglo American coup in Iran and overthrow of Mossadegh.
First Teaser: http://bit.ly/2h0sL20
Writer-Director: TAGHI AMIRANI
Editor: WALTER MURCH
Producers: PAUL ZAENTZ, EMMA PARSONS
Co Producer: AHMAD KIAROSTAMI
Composer: JAVIER NAVARRETE
Executive Producers: NEDA NOBARI, GERRY OHSTROM