SARA BONFANTI: OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (VIDEO)

On HOMInG seminar 51_21, last April, Sara Bonfanti presented findings of her fieldwork on the meanings and uses of salwar-kameez – the Punjabi suit – by combining fashion theory and social anthropology. Based on multisited ethnography, artwork and a digital survey, Sara considered the “sartorial biographies” of three Muslim women moved from South Asia to Europe. Caught in the seams … Leggi tutto SARA BONFANTI: OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (VIDEO)

HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

In HOMInG's seminar 51_21, Sara Bonfanti focuses on the narrative travels of salwar-kameez - the Punjabi suit - by combining fashion theory and social anthropology. At the crossroad between homemade and retailed clothing, this versatile three-piece garment is widely worn among South Asian men and women, as a gendered embodiment of ethnic pride, religious modesty, overthrown subaltern identity. Based … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)