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Parsons School of Design Fashion Critic Direction Audio Recordings ➔ Critic session with Donald Brooks

Digital Audio


Related person/organization

Donald Brooks (speaker)

Date

October 12 1995

Description

In this audio recording, Parsons School of Design alumnus and faculty member Donald Brooks outlines a theatrical costume project. Each year, Brooks chooses a different theme for students to address in costume that will serve as the fashion show finale. He describes previous themes, such as vegetables, flowers, and "hookers." As Parsons School of Design was celebrating its centenary in 1996, this year's design prompt is to create ten pieces for each decade of the school's hundred year existence. Brooks explains the differences between the costume and fashion design industries, and students ask questions about the project. The microphone captures a student discussion at the conclusion of the recording. In the fashion show program, this project is titled, "Centennial Decades in Red."

Language

English

Identifier

PC070201_Direction_1995_Brooks

Citation

Critic session with Donald Brooks. October 12 1995. Parsons School of Design Fashion Critic Direction Audio Recordings. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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