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#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts – Boston

Fashion | May 25, 2016 |

#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts - BostonImage courtesy of MFA – Boston

#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts – Boston

Clothes that respond to the environment, are ingeniously constructed from recycled materials, and garments that come off a 3-D printer ready to wear all of these innovations are poised to have a profound impact on the future of the fashion industry. Designers have embraced these innovations and “#techstyle” explores how the synergy between fashion and technology is not only changing the way designers design, but also the way people interact with their clothing.

 

#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts - BostonImage courtesy of MFA – Boston

 

The exhibition draws on the MFA’s collection of contemporary fashion and accessories, and features key pieces from innovators in the field including a digitally-printed dress from Alexander McQueen’s Plato’s Atlantis collection (Spring/Summer 2010/2011) and Iris van Herpen’s 3-D printed dress (2013) produced in collaboration with MIT designer and assistant professor Neri Oxman. Visitors experience the cutting edge of hi-tech fashion with special commissions created by CuteCircuit, Hussein Chalayan, Kate Goldsworthy, and Somerville-based Nervous System

 

#techstyle at Museum of Fine Arts - BostonImage courtesy of MFA – Boston

 

The introductory section of “#techstyle” features iconic works by four established – designers from left to right, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake, and Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons – who have long been at the forefront of integrating technology with fashion. The Performance section of the exhibition features clothing that interacts with the wearer in conceptual and practical ways – from dresses that move independent of the wearer through electronics, to leather capes that change with a spectrum of colors in response to light, heat, and wind.

 

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
March 6, 2016 – July 10, 2016
Henry and Lois Foster Gallery (Gallery 158)

 

more. mfa.org

 

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