AFWL Launches Webinars: Fashion Futures: The Panel Sessions
Today AFWL launched 3 weeks of webinars featuring experts in the fields of fashion photography, sustainability and ethics, technology, finance and funding and inclusivity. We also hear from the AFWL team of models and stylists telling online audience what they do to bring catwalk shows to life.
The exclusive panellists include The British Council, The Mayor’s Office, Parsons School of Design, UK Black Pride and the Southbank Centre as well as artists Nigerian fashion photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi and UK Nigerian visual artist, Asiko. Join AFWL for exclusive Zoom Webinars starting with Week 1 on 28 April with The Art of the Image, Model Talk and Empowering Creatives. Please log onto the website if you want to see the full programme. Register your attendance by clicking on the titles below and prepare to be enlightened with new tutors.
|THE ART OF THE IMAGE|
|Join panel of experts: Nigerian artist and fashion photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi; London-based visual artist, Asiko and designer, art director and lecturer, Samson Soboye. They have worked together on fashion shoots and are uniquely placed to give a masterclass on what it takes to bring an idea of a fashion editorial to life.|
|AFWL MODEL CHAT|
AFWL wouldn’t be AFWL without model corps! every year AFWL
auditions over 200 models at our castings and chose over 50 models to
walk the runway. Hear from a select few about what they are doing during the lockdown to stay camera-ready, their careers and also what else
they do besides modelling.
| Governmental, quasi-governmental, and art and culture organisations discuss ways in which they empower creatives and accessibility to resources including mentorship, fellowship, apprenticeship and internship. Jeannette Bains-Burnett is Head of Community Engagement at the Mayor’s Office|
Hannah Robinson is the British Council’s Architecture, Design and Fashion Programme Manager
Rachel Victor-Sampson is the Founder of Victorious Arts