SHOW MODEKLASSE 19 on June 6, 2019
Photos to download : www.dieangewandte.at/presse show designs of graduates 2019.
23.05.2019

The premiere of the SHOW MODEKLASSE 19 staged in the University’s own building for the first time is being accompanied by other news: A brand new magazine – „Arachne – An Almanac on Clothing and Culture“ – will be published in the Edition Angewandte and will be presented directly from the printing press at the fashion show. At the same time a fare-well will take place as the head of the class, Hussein Chalayan, will leave Die Angewandte at the end of this academic year. As every year the graduates will not only show their designs and outfits at the SHOW MODEKLASSE 19 but also present their works to an international jury of experts. And, last but not least, the donated awards and prizes for the students and their work will be announced during the fashion show.
„Arachne – An Almanac on Clothing and Culture“
Young, unconventional positions of fashion design from Vienna and a connection between fashion, intellectual sensibility and an extraordinary visual language will characterize this new almanac. Furthermore, the new magazine will give insight in the creative work of the fashion department at the Angewandte. The name of the magazine refers to the figure of the greek mythology: Arachne was a talented mortal weaver who challenged Athena, goddess of wisdom and crafts, to a weaving contest; this hubris resulted in her being transformed into a spider.
Arachne. An Almanac on Clothing and Culture. Edited by Monica Titton (Lecturer at the Modeklasse at Die Angewandte), creative direction by Federico Protto, Alumnus of the Modeklasse. 2019. Edition Angewandte at Birkhäuser. English language. 204 pages. Numerous color illustrations. Euro 29,95.

Awards 2019: Birkhäuser Award 2019 , Adlmüller Scholarship, and RONDO Fashion Award powered by STEFFL The Department Store
A new award, the Birkhäuser Award 2019, endowed with Euro 2000,- and the well known Fred Adlmüller Scholarship endowed with Euro 2500,- are waiting to be passed over to their winnars at the fashion show. Furthermore, the collection of the winner of the RONDO Fashion Award powered by STEFFL The Department Store will be awarded with Euro 3000,- und will be published at the RONDO. STEFFL The Department Store could be gained as a new sponsor and donates the prize money for a young promising designer.

International jury 2019
The eight graduates – more precisely the seven diploma students and one exchange student of the partner University OTAGO Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand – will present their diploma collection to an international extern jury, in addition to the intern diploma jury at the University. This gives the graduates the possibility of feed back and judgement on their work by high profile experts. The members of the jury 2019 are Tim Blanks, Editor-at-Large at The Business of Fashion, Stavros Karelis, Founder & Buying Director of MACHINE-A, Britta Song, Commercial Director & Business Developer at RAF SIMONS and Stefan Zeisler, creative director of the KHM-Museumsverband.

Premiere at University’s own building
This year the Show Modeklasse will be staged for the first time at the University’s own building. The new building has been open since October 2018 and allows the University to welcome guests to the brand new in-house event hall. To host the fashion show in its own building has been a desire for many years which can now be accomplished. A few students of Studio Hani Rashid at the Angewandte’s Institute of Architecture are responsible for the stage design for this years’s show.
Hussein Chalayan takes leave after five years
The Show Modeklasse 19 will be the last one under the direction of Hussein Chalayan as the renowed fashion designer will be saying goodbye to Vienna at the end of this academic year. Through five years of teaching Chalayan has accompanied and supervised his students with heart and soul, great precision, enthusiasm and passion. An international appointment procedure for the professorship at the University is going on and not yet concluded.

240 Outfits in two live shows
Because of the great attraction to the public there will be two shows to allow as many interested people as possible to see the fashion show. At 6.30 p.m. and at 8.30 p.m. the approximately 240 outfits designed by 34 young fashion designers will be staged.

Ticket sale
www.oeticket.com and at all oeticket.com-pre-sale offices
Price: advanced sales from Euro 26,-. Evening ticket: from Euro 33,-
Discount for OE1 Club members and OE1 Uni-Card holders

Photos to download
The photos show designs of the eight graduates who will finish their studies in June 2019. Printable images to download: www.dieangewandte.at/presse. Photos by Lisa Edi, graduate of the department Applied Photography and Time-Based Media at Die Angewandte (Head: Maria Ziegelböck).
Registration and accreditation for journalists and photographers with the exact time (!!) can be sent to presse@uni-ak.ac.at

Show Modeklasse 19
Thursday, June 6, 2019: Show 1 at 6.30 p.m. / Show 2 at 8.30 p.m.
University of Applied Arts Vienna, 3., Vordere Zollamtsstraße 7

(Wien Mitte / Landstraße U3, U4, S-Bahn)


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