Photo: Sotha Bourn
Courtesy: Powerhouse Museum
Archive friends may recall our traveling exhibition "Portraits without names: Palestinian costume" was displayed at The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney for more than a year. Now we are all looking forward to a new, inhouse curated exhibition "Faith, Fashion, Fusion: Muslim women’s style in Australia" which is due to open in early May 2012.
Curator Glynis Jones recently posted about the exhibition on the museum's "Photo of the day" blog:
"Over the past year staff at the Museum have been developing content for the exhibition Faith, Fashion, Fusion: Muslim women’s style in Australia opening in May this year. From streetstyle to red carpet dresses, the exhibition will explore the emerging modest fashion market and the work of a new generation of Australian clothing brands offering stylish clothing for Muslim and non-Muslim women.
"Through filmed interviews and photo shoots we have been capturing the stories and creative process behind some of these fashion labels. Our first photography session documented Hijab House’ fashion shoot for its mid summer 2010 campaign..."You can read the rest here. We are hearing good things about the exhibition and look forward to seeing it when it opens in Sydney in May.