Behind the Scenes with Parachute
Explore the extensive object-based research done for the exhibition Parachute: Subversive Fashion of the ’80s and the collaborative approach to mannequin styling undertaken by Parachute designer Nicola Pelly and exhibition curator Alexis Walker.
Lecture presented online on March 18, 2022.
Associate Curator, Dress, Fashion and Textiles, at the McCord Museum, Alexis Walker holds a BFA in Textiles from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and an MA in Fashion and Textiles Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She is particularly interested in the intersections of contemporary fashion with art, music, film and pop culture. She is also an embroiderer and textile artist.