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Behind the Scenes with Parachute

McCord Discoverie

March 18, 2022

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.

Alexis Walker

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.

McCord Discoveries

The McCord Museum presents a virtual lecture series: McCord Discoveries. Museum experts will share their recent discoveries about the collections and archives.
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