Kitsch and Fashion

Ort Aula, D1.02
room D1.02, building 4
Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin
Bühringstraße 20
13086 Berlin
2022-06-02 17:30:00

Kitsch and Fashion

Andrea Mecacci
(Universität Florenz)

Rethinking Bad Taste in Fashion: Theories and Morphologies

Im Rahmen des Seminars
„Reinventing, Reusing, Reappropriating, Refashioning“
Prof. Dr. Antonella Giannone
Für alle offen

ANDREA MECACCI (Rome, 1972) is Associate Professor of Aesthetics at the Università degli Studi di Firenze. He has been visiting professor in the United States, Mexico and China. Co-director of “Aisthesis. Pratiche, linguaggi e saperi dell’estetico”, member of the scientific board of “Popular Inquiry. The Journal of Aesthetics of Kitsch, Camp and Mass Culture” and of "Revista latinoamericana de filosofia". His current researches focus on the aestheticization of contemporary world. His studies focus on some conceptual and operational categories of the aestheticization of the contemporary world: pop, postmodern, diffused aesthetics, kitsch, contemporary art, aesthetics of design and fashion design. Among his books: Introduzione a Andy Warhol (2008), L’estetica del pop, (2011), Estetica e design (2012), Il kitsch (2014), Dopo Warhol. Il pop, il postmoderno, l’estetica diffusa (2017), ), Il gusto e il suo doppio. Saggi sul kitsch (2021).