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Archived News Post: Introduction
Public lecture by About a Worker
10 October 2019
Location: 2nd floor Kortestraat 27, 6811 EP Arnhem

Thursday, October 10 2019
18:00 – 19:30 hrs
ArtEZ Fashion Held in Common
Kortestraat 27 (2nd floor), Arnhem

 

About A Worker is a fashion brand that gives garment workers from around the world the opportunity to become designers through a self-expression initiation and a creative collaboration. The collections do not follow seasons but rather rotate based on countries of production. About a Worker paves the way for a new fashion system, by giving garment workers a chance to reveal their unique vision of the fashion industry, through the clothes they design.

 

About a Worker is:

KIM HOU
Kim graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven and is the initiator of AAW. She considers herself as a fashionable but politically engaged designer. Her work focuses on environmental and social matters happening in our globalized fashion industry. Her goal is to find innovative creation and production methods suitable in today’s World.

PAUL BOULENGER
Originally from a business background, Paul decided to focus on garment production methods by exploring workers conditions in various factories, in France and in developing countries. He believes that sustainability and creativity are applicable even in the most unexpected places.