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JEWISH JOURNEY WITHIN FASHION, INNOVATION & IDENTITY (ONLINE)
Embark on a captivating journey of trends, innovation, and identity in the realm of fashion. Fashion, often regarded as an art form, serves as a powerful medium that reflects the essence of culture, era, religion, and values. In the 21st century, fashion transcends mere attire; it has become a canvas for multifaceted self-expression, delving deep into the intricacies of personal identity. Throughout this course, we will embark on a comprehensive exploration of fashion’s evolution through history, its contemporary significance, and its intriguing future prospects.
Our voyage into the future section of the course will unravel the fascinating world of fashion trends and cutting-edge technology. You’ll discover how fashion has transformed from being a simple choice of clothing to an integral component of our individual identities. Together, we will delve into the intricate relationship between fashion and self-identity while exploring its unique connection to Judaism.
Join us in deciphering the captivating narrative of fashion as it intersects with our personal identities and resonates with the rich tapestry of Jewish culture.
The course is given in English, in collaboration with Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden.
No prior knowledge about the subject is needed.
To apply for this course, you need basic computer skills and knowledge of how to use the digital platform Zoom. The school offers Zoom manuals and a training opportunity before the start of the course.
Course material is included in the course cost.
About the teacher
Roei Derhi is a visionary fashion designer and a graduate of Shenkar School. Since 2016, he has been based in Stockholm. He was handpicked by H&M as a student, joining their design team and gaining valuable insights into global fashion. He is the founder of PLACEBO, a digital fashion house that converges technology and fashion. Additionally, he serves as a lecturer at Shenkar College and Beckmans. He is a dynamic speaker on cutting-edge topics such as the Metaverse, digital fashion, and fashion tech.
Photo: A yellow garment, the color that has been associated with Jews from early mosaic times through the medieval period. The model in the picture is wearing yellow, presenting a modern interpretation of the Judenhut—the hat Jews were forced to wear in the 13th century. The illustration was made by Roei by using graphic design and AI software.