Free Workshop “Fashion is a language”


Workshop “Fashion is a language”

Making Fashion at NABA


September, 19th 2018 at 5.30 pm, Downtown Vancouver

On the occasion of the Vancouver Fashion Week and MODA! Italy on the Catwalk, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver, is organizing a workshop to celebrate and promote the Italian tradition of high fashion.

Art, design & fashion students and faculty, designers and all fashion & design lovers are welcome to join
this unique occasion to experience a full “made in Italy” experience, for the first time ever in Vancouver.


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What to expect


This will be an interactive seminar, an intensive insight in Naba Fashion Design methodology, especially thought for and dedicated to fashion students: participants will be learning new innovative approaches to the fascinating  process that leads to  the creation of moodboard, keyword phrasing, images research and much more. Please remember to bring your laptop with you.



“Fashion is a language”, presented by prof. Nicoletta Morozzi, Director of the Fashion Department in NABA – Nuova Accademia Belle Arti, Milan.




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Nicoletta Morozzi has been the Fashion Scientific Adviser of the Fashion Area in NABA since 2010.

Her professional activity spreads across the fields of fashion, art and design. From industrial and handcrafted knitwear collections, to the coordination of international fashion and design exhibitions, to books publishing and collaboration with fashion and design magazines, as well as realizing textile artworks.

Passionate in knitting and embroidery, she is one of the founders of Do-knityourself, a project based on the use of knitting as a tool for weaving threads and relations, both at a physical and metaphorical level. Started within NABA, the Do-knit-yourself project lead to the realization of the exhibitions Do-it-jibun-de at Muji Atelier in Tokyo, and Dritto-Rovescio at Triennale Milano (catalogue edited by Electa), where the project Family Dress, a collective knitting artwork, was first presented to the public, becoming since then a reference point for the new knitting world.

The Milano-Cina project, also born within the Academy, involved the Chinese community in Milan in a re-interpretation of shop windows in Via Sarpi, Milan Chinatown, using design as a cultural integration tool.





Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. It offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Italian and English that are accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research(MIUR)


NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, is an internationally renowned art and design academy. Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Italian and in English that are accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). NABA has spent decades cultivating relationships with prestigious design companies and studios. This emphasis on hands-on practice, balanced with lectures about art and design theory, is what makes NABA’s academic methodology so successful and unique. With 4000 students from 70 countries on our campus, NABA is a truly multicultural environment.


Admission is free but RSVP required.
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