No Ordinary Patchwork-an exploartion of the possibilities of collage in fashion design

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Levanto, Yrjänä
dc.contributor.author Hammarén, Cecilia
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-24T12:27:00Z
dc.date.available 2013-06-24T12:27:00Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/10267
dc.description.abstract In this thesis I take a personal stance on collage art, closely examining the theme and find what, according to me, are the most interesting aspects, and how I can use them in my process and my design. Where exactly does the attractiveness of collage lie and how can I benefit from these findings in fashion design? What are the possibilities of collage in fashion design, in theoretical, practical and visual terms? This thesis aims to explain how the discovered theoretical and visual epitomes of collage art can be used, in both the written contemplation and the collection of clothes. The aim is not to improve or to solve, but to map the explorations of a theme with an open mind, and to document the turns and twists in the road, both the fruitful and the less flattering. Yet this thesis is not only an exploration of collage and its inspirational dimensions, it is also, as have I come substantially to realize, an exploration of how to explore. The productional part, an experimental, artistic mini-collection of garments made in collaboration with a fellow MA student of fashion design Eeva Rönkä, works as a platform for trying out ideas arising from the research on collage art and then visually illustrating them through turning the findings into elements in the clothing collection. The collection of clothes is not a coherent work of ready-made thoughts but functions as an arena for experimentation and for asking questions. en
dc.format.extent 72
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.haspart A collection of women´s clothing.
dc.subject.other Fashion and Clothing design en
dc.title No Ordinary Patchwork-an exploartion of the possibilities of collage in fashion design en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Department of Design en
dc.contributor.department Muotoilun laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword collage art en
dc.subject.keyword fashion and clothing design en
dc.subject.keyword artistic research en
dc.subject.keyword exploration on how to explore en
dc.subject.keyword process orientated en
dc.subject.keyword design collaboration en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201305316464
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Hirvonen, Pirjo
dc.programme Degree Programme in Fashion and Clothing Design en
dc.programme Vaatetussuunnittelun ja pukutaiteen koulutusohjelma fi


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