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BF+DA Sustainability+Technology Book Fair

April 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Come and meet 12+ authors who have published books focused on ethical design, sustainability, technology, design and fashion and join us for two 40 minute in-depth conversations moderated by BF+DA Founder Deb Johnson.

3 pm Doors open. Book signing throughout the afternoon.
3:30 pm: Ethics + Environment featuring Lynda Grose, Carl Zimring, Timo Rissanen, Elizabeth Cline and Sass Brown
4:30 pm: Technology + Fashion + Design featuring Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Deborah Schneiderman and Alexa Griffith Winton, John Lobell, Ira Livingston
6 pm End of book fair.

Participating authors include:

Lynda Grose, Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change
Carl Zimring, Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States
Timo Rissanen, Zero Waste Fashion Design
Sass Brown, EcoFashion, Refashioned
Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Smart Textiles for Designers: Inventing the Future of Fabric
Deborah Schneiderman and Alexa Griffith Winton, Textile Technology and Design: From Interior Space to Outer Space
Elizabeth Cline, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
Ira Livingston, Poetics as a Theory of Everything
John Lobell, Visionary Creativity: How New Worlds Are Born
Luba Lukova, Social Justice 2008, 12 Posters by Luba Lukova
Meta Brunzema, Feminist Practices
Kate Black, Magnifeco

Also of note! Leading up to the BF+DA Sustainability+Technology Book Fair, head over to Pratt and meet the social and environmental literati of Pratt Institute and join them at the Center for Sustainable Design Strategies in Pratt’s Engineering building in ENG 001. Authors will be on hand for tea Monday – Thursday from 5pm to 6pm for in depth discussions and book signing. Books on display and for sale throughout the week. Check csds@pratt.edu for details. Hosted by Deb Johnson.

Photo credit: Scoutmob

Details

Date:
April 10, 2016
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://bkaccelerator.com/engagesingle/bfda-sustainabilitytechnology-book-fair/

Organizer

Pratt Institute
Website:
prattcenter.net

Venue

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
630 Flushing Avenue, Suite 704
Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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