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FEMAIL: The Art of Sustainable Fashion

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
7:30pm Pacific Time
KQED Broadcast: 05/10/2020, 05/12/2020, 05/13/2020

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Camilla Carper and Janelle Abbott met at Parsons School of Design in 2008. After college, both returned to their respective homelands on the West Coast: San Francisco and Seattle. Their need to maintain a friendship from afar was resolved with FEMAIL: an art and fashion collaboration conducted remotely by sending work back and forth through the USPS. Each time the pair passes work from one to the next, new scraps and remnants are added, sometimes, things are taken away. They work reactively, intuitively, and with commas, always. In this way, what is created by FEMAIL is a documentation of duo’s conversations and ultimately, their friendship.

Avery Trufelman produces original pieces about architecture and design for the award-winning podcast 99% Invisible by Radiotopia. In September of 2018, she made a six-part series about clothing and fashion called Articles of Interest, which was declared one of the best podcasts of 2018 by the New Yorker, and the finale was called the”best podcast episode of the year” by Vulture.