Seamlessness: Making and (Un)Knowing in Fashion Practice

Lee, Yeseung 2016. Seamlessness: Making and (Un)Knowing in Fashion Practice. Bristol and Chicago Intellect.

TitleSeamlessness: Making and (Un)Knowing in Fashion Practice
AuthorsLee, Yeseung
Abstract

Taking the concept of “seamlessness” as her starting point, Yeseung Lee offers an innovative practice-based investigation into the meaning of the handmade in the age of technological revolution and globalized production and consumption. Combining firsthand experience of making seamless garments with references from psychoanalysis, anthropology, and cultural studies, Lee reveals the ways that a garment can reach to our deeply superficial sense of being, and how her seamless garments can represent the ambiguity of a modern subject in a perpetual process of becoming. Richly illustrated and firmly rooted in the actual work of creation, this daringly innovative book breaks new ground for fashion research.

KeywordsFashion
Making
Handmade
Technology
Modernity
The Skin Ego
Year2016
PublisherIntellect
Publication dates
Published01 Nov 2016
Place of publicationBristol and Chicago
ISBN9781783206421
Web address (URL)https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/S/bo25031059.html

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