Event Title

Native Fashion Now

Start Date

24-2-2016 4:00 PM

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This presentation walked the audience through the “Native Fashion Now” exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Karen Kramer, who is the curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture, assembled the exhibition. The pieces showcased represented designers from tribes all over the country. She was able to embody different interpretations of Native American fashion by many different designers. She achieved this by breaking down her showcased items into four themes: Pathbreakers, Revisitors, Activators, and Provocateurs.

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Feb 24th, 4:00 PM

Native Fashion Now

This presentation walked the audience through the “Native Fashion Now” exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Karen Kramer, who is the curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture, assembled the exhibition. The pieces showcased represented designers from tribes all over the country. She was able to embody different interpretations of Native American fashion by many different designers. She achieved this by breaking down her showcased items into four themes: Pathbreakers, Revisitors, Activators, and Provocateurs.