Thursday 4 August, 2011
Described as one of 'fashion's brainiest women', Valerie Steele has been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News Fashion's 50 Most Powerful. She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture (Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamour and The Corset: A Cultural History.
This event was made possible through Art Monthly Australia and the Australia Council for the Art's International Visitors Program.