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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Fashion Talks 2012

Press Release;

*Note: I have been to one or more of these each year and they are FULL of information - go grab coffee with your mum or sister and go with her to this....they serve wine too :) 

Dr. Gene Sherman, Gallery Owner and Philanthropist
Charlotte Smith, The Darnell Vintage Collection
Karen Quinlan, Director of Bendigo Art Gallery

Fashion Talks is Fremantle Arts Centre’s annual series, bringing fashion icons to the stage to discuss their career, their craft and the industry as a whole.

Heralding from remarkably different backgrounds, each of these women have made significant contributions to the industry in Australia. Over the series audiences will meet a gallery director
and philanthropist with a penchant for Japanese minimalism, the heiress of the country’s largest vintage collection, and the woman who has singlehandedly turned a regional town into a fashion capital.

On Friday 3 August series host, Meri Fatin, will be joined by Charlotte Smith. In 2004, Charlotte inherited The Darnell Collection from her godmother, which comprises what is now Australia’s
largest private collection of vintage clothing and accessories. Doris Darnell, a Pennsylvanian Quaker, collected over 5,000 items from traditional garments from the 18th century alongside incredible pieces by Valentino, Chanel, Balenciaga and Pucci. The Darnell Collection has been
featured in a range of high-end fashion editorials, runway shows and fine art exhibitions, including a recent exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery.

Gallery director and philanthropist Dr. Gene Sherman has been collecting and wearing pieces by Japanese designers Issey Miyake, Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto since the 1980s.

Gene presents at Fashion Talks on Tuesday 7 August to discuss her attraction to Japanese minimalism, the precise way in which she acquires and ‘retires’ garments from her working wardrobe, and the recent donation of over 60 pieces to the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.

Karen Quinlan, Director of the Bendigo Art Gallery in regional Victoria, is the final presenter of the 2012 Fashion Talks series on Tuesday 14 August. Karen’s background in fashion has informed her practice as a curator, securing renowned exhibitions from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London to record-breaking crowds in Bendigo. From The Golden Age of Couture featuring the designs of Galliano and McQueen, to Grace Kelly: Style Icon, Karen has brought some of the world’s greatest designers to our shores.
Fashion Talks 2012: Collectors & Curators
Fri 3 Aug: Charlotte Smith
Tue 7 Aug: Dr. Gene Sherman
Tue 14 Aug: Karen Quinlan
Doors at 7pm, talks start at 7.30pm
$15 (no concession)
or purchase a season ticket for $30

About Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle Arts Centre is a multi-arts organisation in Fremantle, Western Australia. With dedicated
exhibitions, residencies, music and courses programs, plus a shop and café, FAC is one of the
state’s premier arts institutions. FAC presents high-quality programs from local, national and
international artists year-round. FAC’s grounds and exhibitions are free entry and open 7 days,
from 10am to 5pm.
Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty St, Fremantle
08 9432 9555

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