MEDIA REGISTRATION

Fashion Art Toronto
April 17-21, 2018
5:30pm - 11:30pm
 
An immersive fashion experience featuring 35+ fashion runway presentations, photography, multi-disciplinary art, short films, DJ & bar

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

Fashion Art Toronto 2018 media registration is now open.

TO REGISTER:
Please email Rachel at media@fashionarttoronto.ca.

YOU MUST include the following information in your email:

  • Name
  • Publication or Social Media Handle
  • Position
  • Email
  • Links to relevant articles

BLOGGERS

Due to the high number of blogger applications we receive each season, we ask that each blogger fulfills certain requirements. To receive accreditation please provide evidence of the following:

  • Examples of relevant editorial content and/or articles
  • An active blog, online presence and social media account

INFLUENCERS

Accreditation will be provided to digital influencers who cover fashion/art/toronto-centric lifestyle events AND have a minimum of 15K followers.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

While we appreciate the high number of offers for volunteer photography, Fashion Art Toronto has an in-house photography team. If you wish to photograph the event, please purchase the appropriate ticket here.

INDUSTRY GUESTS

Fashion Art Toronto is attended by a large number of people that make up Toronto’s fashion industry, and help to make this annual event possible. As such, week long guest passes are available at a discounted rate: http://fashionarttoronto.ca/buy-tickets/

MEDIA MANAGER
Rachel Schwab
416-895-6255
media@fashionarttoronto.ca

FASHION ART TORONTO 2018

Toronto’s most uninhibited & multi-sensory runway returns April 17-21, 2018

Fashion Art Toronto presents its annual, immersive fashion experience: five-nights of experimental and multi-sensory runway shows, live performances, film, photography + art. Expect the most titillating showcase yet, as art and fashion merge with technology, fantasy, sound and visual stimuli across 40+ shows and presentations.

DAILY HIGHLIGHTS

The 2018 theme, CONNECT, looks at the modern social environment and explores communication, connecting and relationships in the face of technology and global exchange.

Tuesday, April 17 | CONNECTED
In Spite of Sirens, a large-scale performative installation by artist Olayide Abiola, transforms participants to be both witness and character, providing guests with their first immersion of #FAT2018; Mitra Ghavamian, known for transforming modern day issues into thought-provoking wearable art statements, unveils Nostalgia; award-winning multidisciplinary artist Vessna Perunovich‘s exploration into connectedness comes to life on the runway; and wedding dress designer, Najla Rahimi, showcases an ultra feminine collection adorned in couture details.

Wednesday, April 18 | DISCONNECTED
Disruption, dysfunction and tension dominate the night, with internationally acclaimed designer, Aroshna Makanojia exploring the transformative nature of garments; Stevie Crowne presents glam rock upcycling at its finest; blurring the lines between gender and genre, Maxhole performs a track from his new record; and Amplify Apparel will evoke all senses with Disorder, an artful and chaotic deep look into mental illness.

Thursday, April 19 | GLOBAL WEB
A night of global influences and cultural bonds, Fashion Art Toronto presents Mexican designer, Bvisage’s intricate pieces that entwine handicraft with elegant patchwork; the positive representation that is breaking stereotypes of Muslim women from Black Orchid; artisanal and conceptual Indian-inspired, boho looks from House of Poplyn; and an energetic performance from D!XON.

Friday, April 20 | COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS
Featuring experimental collaborations and empowering explorations in fashion; including Mic Carter of L’Uomo Strano & Natalissa Da Silva’s presentation of cosmopolitan bodies and QPOC voices; Tala Nehlawi’s embroidered Syrian poetry; and a fashionable, theatrical, and gender-bending performance from The Coven.

Saturday, April 21 | LOVE LINK
Opulence and high fashion reign for the last night of Fashion Art Toronto, with exquisite collections from Diseiye, Nary Aref & Steven Lejambe; Baroque-inspired, couture corsetry is paraded in grandiose style at Bone & Busk; and award-winning Swiss visual performance artist, Genevieve Favre Petroff, synchronizes her high-tech, 16th century costume with her voice.

SPONSORS
The event is produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. We would also like to thank venue sponsor Artscape, hair sponsors Spellbound Hair Design & Lisa Tuff, Rachel Jones B Pretty Makeup, Steam Whistle Brewery, VQA Wines, the photography and videography teams of Tarsipix, Indipro and NXTLVL and all the front-of-house and behind the scenes volunteers.

VENUE
Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
April 17-21, 2018 from 5:30pm-11:30pm daily

TICKETS
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/ticketspasses
$15 Student, $45 Day, $95 Week

SCHEDULE
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/schedule-18

MEDIA CONTACT
Rachel Schwab
media@fashionarttoronto.ca
416-895-6255

CAMPAIGN IMAGE CREDITS
http://fashionarttoronto.ca/about/theme/

SOCIAL MEDIA SHARING
http:fashionarttoronto.ca/campaign-2018