ABOUT |FAT|

Fashion Art Toronto is an arts & fashion week that celebrates inventive, pioneering and contemporary expression through 50+ runway shows, live performances, fashion films, photography exhibits and art installations. This annual multi-arts event, held every April, features 200 Canadian and International fashion designers and artists each year and welcomes over 5,000 guests; including buyers, curators, the media, and fashion and art lovers in general.

Fashion Art Toronto¬† has a mandate of showcasing artistic disciplines rooted in fashion and their exploration of clothing¬† in today’s time. The festival emphasizes this mandate through the showcase of fashion design, photography, installation, film, multi-media and performance in an effort to push forward and redefine our perception of the fashion phenomenon.


 

FASHION DESIGN |||||

From contemporary fashion to street wear, to experimental ideas and avant-garde collections, Fashion Art Toronto features over 50 runway shows from the best emerging and established, national and international designers. Fashion Art Toronto’s runway showcase sets the standard for a new era of cutting edge presentations on the catwalk.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY |||||

Fashion photography  from over 50 acclaimed artists are exhibited within the environment to stimulate the visual senses.

 

FASHION FILMS |||||

Fashion Art Toronto presents short films, videos and large projections from filmmakers and fashion designers exploring and interpreting the subject of fashion and style in contemporary culture.

 

INSTALLATION ART |||||

Sculptures, installations and large multimedia art works that reflect on the notion of fashion are exhibited throughout the event. The Dressing Room Project is a special site-specific project where 7 artists reinterpret 7 rooms through installations, videos, performances and sculptures within the festival’s complex.

 

PERFORMANCE |||||

Cutting-edge, dynamic and forward-looking performances in dance and performance art exhibit how fashion can extend its borders beyond the runway.

FASHION
ART
TORONTO