May 21 2022

'Japanese paper clothing in the RRRIPP!! Collection: Durability and disposability, Community and collaboration' by Daphne Mohajer va Pesaran

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ATOPOS cvc participates in the celebration of the International Museum Day 2022 initiated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). In this respect, ATOPOS cvc invites Dr. Daphne Mohajer va Pesaran to give an online talk. With a selection of Japanese paper garments from the RRRIPP!! collection of ATOPOS cvc as a starting point, Dr. Mohajer va Pesaran will present her fieldwork in Japanese papermaking communities. During her talk Dr. Mohajer va Pesaran will also explore the communal practices, history, techniques, and contexts related to Japanese paper clothing.

Online Talk on Zoom / 21st May 12pm (EET)

The talk will take place in English. Registration is mandatory.
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Daphne is a lecturer in the School of Fashion and Textiles and the Program Manager of the Bachelor of Textiles (Design) at RMIT University in Melbourne Australia. Before that, she spent ten years living and working in Tokyo, where she learned about many traditional crafts practices. She likes collaborating and is interested in what materials and relationships can emerge in communities of human and nonhuman people. In her research and design practice she works with handmade Japanese paper and garments/products made from paper. She also works in storytelling and documentation in various formats including film, drawing, text, audio, etc. and is currently undertaking research fellowships for the British Museum and the Australian Museum to research the use of paper for clothing in Japan and the Pacific Islands.  She is currently editing a book called Radical Fashion Practices: a workbook of modes and methods, forthcoming on Valiz (NL). Her research interests are nontraditional design methods, multispecies worlding, biotechnology and design, material identity, communitarianism, traditional craft, and ecological design