The New School Archives Digital Collections

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Parsons Institutional Collections



MLA Citation:

Critic session with Adri. 1994. Parsons School of Design Fashion Critic Direction Audio Recordings. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jul 2019


In this audio recording, fashion designer and Parsons School of Design alumna Adri discusses her project with students. There are no specific prompts, and the conversation is open-ended. Adri speaks about directions in contemporary fashion design, including adrogyny, and the overemphasis placed on the runway. There is extensive discussion about fabrics and color. The recording commences while Adri's talk is already underway. In the fashion show program, this project is titled, "Clothes as Modern Art."