Fashion Art Toronto 2016

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Over 100 designers and artists, 50 shows, 5 days

Fashion Art Toronto has its finger on the cultural pulse, captivating and inspiring Toronto audiences for the past decade. Packed with provocative and avant-garde designs, FAT 2016 stretches the boundaries of Canadian fashion, art and photography. The 11th edition, titled Dress Codes looks at the major role fashion plays in constructing identity. Throughout 5 nights of programming; artists and designers interpret clothing as a marker of social status, gender, class, culture, religion, occupation, attitudes and as a form of self expression, featuring works from over 100 Canadian and International fashion designers, artists, photographers, filmmakers and performers.

FESTIVAL EVENTS
From April 12st - 16th, expect 45 runway shows across 5 days, fashion inspired photography exhibits, art installations, performances and films, all drawing influences from fashion and identity.

45 RUNWAY SHOWS
An inspired and diverse range of fashion collections; from contemporary fashion to street wear to experimental ideas and avant-garde collections

DRESS CODES
Dress Codes will present fashion collections and artistic work responding to a different theme presented each night.
TUES APRIL 12th | Un DRESS
WED APRIL 13TH | gender WEAR
THURSDAY APRIL 14TH | DRESS Accordingly
FRIDAY APRIL 15TH Counter CODE
SAT APRIL 16TH | HAUTE Culture

THE DRESSING ROOM PROJECT
A virtual & on-site multimedia experience where fashion meets art; crafted into an onsite labyrinth of installation art, fashion film and photography exhibits that explore fashion from a social, environmental and conscious standpoint

FILMS ON FASHION
International filmmakers create iconic imagery through fashion & moving image

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Imagery by a selection of Canadian and international photographers

2016 SCHEDULE
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/schedule/

FEATURED ARTISTS
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/2016artistsdesigners/

VENUE
Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
April 12-16, 2016 from 5:30pm-12am daily
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