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The Rational Dress Society Presents a History of Counter-Fashion
Co-presented by Bard Graduate Center and the Museum of Arts and Design
Saturday, September 28, 2019
4 pm

The Theater at MAD, 2 Columbus Circle
$10 General Admission; $5 Students, Seniors, and Members

It’s a fashion runway like you have never seen. Rational Dress Society co-founders, Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer, invite you to participate in a collective re-imagining of our relationship to dress. The Rational Dress Society Presents a History of Counter-Fashion is a performance lecture and fashion presentation that chronicles a history of revolutionary and counter-fashion from the late 1700s to the present day. Ten models, each wearing an example of historical counter-fashion, will provide a live demonstration of each garment, walking the runway to an original score composed by Michael Webster.

Learn About the Rational Dress Society and JUMPSUIT
The Rational Dress Society is a counter-fashion collective founded by Chicago-based designer Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Los Angeles-based artist Maura Brewer. Together they produce JUMPSUIT, an open source, ungendered monogarment designed to replace all clothes in perpetuity.


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