Tag Archives: Symposium

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence report

The Europeana Fashion Community gathered in sunny Florence on April 17 and 18. The conference offered some thought provoking and inspiring talks and discussions, presenting both the goals and ambitions of Europeana Fashion, as well as the many challenges that lay ahead of us when it comes to the digitalization and curation of our digital […]

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence

MoMu past and present meet at the Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence! Linda Loppa is the founder and former director of MoMu whose legacy is still part of MoMu today! Currently the director of Polimoda in Milan, Linda joins MoMu’s current director Kaat Debo at the conference to discuss the future of fashion museums and […]

Symposium Collecting Fashion

Coinciding with the expo Living Fashion, MoMu is organizing a symposium on Thursday May 3rd with an interesting mix of renowned speakers around the theme ‘Collecting Fashion’. The symposium will give a contemporary view on the art of collecting, preserving, researching and presenting fashion collections. The day will be completed with a visit to the […]

On Fashion Curating in Venice

Kaat Debo, director of the MoMu is invited to participate in the symposium ‘The Discipline of Fashion between the Museum and Curating’, which will take place at the University of Venice on March 10th. Organized by the Università Iuav di Venezia and the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London) in collaboration with […]


Mairi MacKenzie, lecturer at GSA and curator of the Dreamsuits exhibition at MoMu Gallery and author of ‘Dreamsuits: The Wonderful World of Nudie Cohn’, will present a lecture on this charismatic figure on February 29th at the Mackintosch Lecture Theatre in the Glasgow School of Art. Under consideration will be Nudie’s biography, his relationship with […]

Unravel symposium

MoMu and Woolmark invite you to join fashion experts, writers and curators to discuss the latest academic research on knitwear, May 5th at the FotoMuseum.

Seam & Star

The ‘Seam & Star’ booklet compiles observations on male elegeance by Dirk Lauwaert, Louise Wallenberg, Christopher Breward, Stella Bruzzi, Patrizia Calefato, Paola Colaiacomo, Erik De Kuyper, José Teunissen and Dr. Tamar Jeffers McDonald.

Camouflage symposium report

MoMu’s Karen Van Godtsenhoven reports from the symposium on camouflage at the Royal Military Academy.

Symposium: Camouflage takes centre stage

From October 13th until October 15th, the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History will host a symposium on camouflage. Speakers will include Sarah Scaturro, Paricia Mears, Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset, Martin Markelius and MoMu’s Karen Van Godtsenhoven.

Black symposium report

At the ‘Black’ symposium, Natalie Ortega Saez discussed the technology of black dyeing, Frieda Sorber gave insight into the different levels of mourning dress, Bruno Blondé talked about black in Antwerp household interiors, Wim Mertens presented new research on French magazines, Lou Taylor explained the different stages of mourning, Emmanuelle Dirix unraveled the little black dress myth, Karen Van Godtsenhoven showed rebellious and avant-garde black, and Helena Lumelsky shared her passion for black.