GRADUATION THIS SATURDAY
On Saturday, May 26, the Ecole Parsons à Paris senior class will graduate! The commencement ceremony will take place at Le Meurice hotel and family and friends of graduating students are invited for the afternoon ceremony followed by a cocktail.
ANNUAL FASHION SHOW TONIGHT
Ecole Parsons à Paris / Paris College of Art proudly presents the annual End of Year Fashion Show 2012.
The show features collections from Fashion Design seniors Jessica Acosta Lorena, Lisa Bloom, Irina Fedotova, Andrea Gutierrez Coello De Portugal, Mathilde Jansson, Ga Yeong Park, Hui-Yu Wu and Peirong Zhou.
Check out a sneak peak of the collections on Now Fashion. If you can't make it, watch a live feed of the fashion show on nowfashion.com!
Where Cirque d'Hiver / 110 rue Amelot 75011
When Thursday, May 24 / 19h
END OF YEAR SHOW
Ecole Parsons à Paris students of all departments and levels will be showcasing their work at the End of Year Show 2012 to end the academic year.
When Friday, May 25 + Saturday, May 26 / 10h - 15h
Where Letellier Campus
Vernissage Friday, May 25 / 18-22h
EPàP + RAPHAELE BIDAULT-WADDINGTON
PARIS GALAXIE / LETELLIER EXHIBITION
Parisian creative research based artist Raphaële Bidault-Waddington has collaborated with EPàP students to conceptualize new ways to view the city of Paris.
The central idea of Paris Galaxie is to investigate not just the physical but the social and psychological borders that divide the areas of Paris as well as the Boulevard Périphérique through researching unconventional systems such as the universe and the galaxies within in.
Where Letellier Gallery / 14 rue Letellier 75015 Paris
When May 31 - 4 June
The Ecole Parsons à Paris Alumni Association invites all alumni and graduating seniors to an exclusive dinner following the End of Year Show at the Letellier Campus. The reception will be held within walking distance from the Letellier Campus at Le Zoo restaurant.
WhereLe Zoo / 12 rue de l'Amiral Roussin 75015
When Friday, May 25 / 20h30
WHO'S NEXT - PRET A PORTER
Who's Next is a semi-annual presentation of promising designers and trend forecasting collections that create a platform for over 60,000 fashion professionals and journalists to meet.
Who's Next has invited EPàP students to submit works for the exhibition this summer under the theme of "The Scarecrow Project." Participants are invited to submit garments that reflect this subject in an innovative way.
Where Who's Next Fair / Porte de Versailles, Paris
When June 30 - July 3
Who Submissions welcome from all students
Deadline Sign up by May 30 / Contact email@example.com to find out more
EPàP + LA SORBONNE
DESIGNER'S DAYS / RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
As part of the annual Paris event Designer's Day, Director of Academic Research Brigitte Borja de Mozota and Bernard Darras will host a research symposium next week. Entitled Designer's Skills and Knowledge for Societal Change: Scaling Up the Design Process, the event is a collaboration between Ecole Parsons à Paris and the Université Paris 1 Pantheon - Sorbonne, and it will take place on both campuses. Learn more on the Lieu de Design website, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOIRE VALLEY TRIP
EPàP students along with Student Life Counselor Eric Alvarez went on a thrilling biking adventure around Chambord Castle and the surrounding area.
Photos documenting this memorable trip can be viewed on Emma Novotny's blog.
EPàP INTERN AWARDS
Every year, the Office of the Dean and the Office of Student Life recognize Ecole Parsons à Pairs interns who have shown exemplary professionalism, responsibility and initiative.
Congratulations to this year's winners, Danielle Cole (Foundation 2015) and Kaamna Patel (Photography 2014).
Danielle's initiative, enthusiasm and organization has made her invaluable not only in the Student Life office, but throughout the school. A rising Fashion Design sophomore, Danielle will continue working as an intern next fall, when she will begin contributing to the Loop newsletter.
As a photo lab intern, Kaamna has worked diligently to provide students with resources and guidance in printing and developing photos. In addition to maintaining the lab equipment, Kaamna is always looking for ways to improve the functioning of the lab. Kaamna is also the Student Council Vice President, lending her voice to representing the student body and proposing new activities and reforms. She will continue in both positions next fall.
Thank you to all student interns, whose hard work and energy make so much of what happens at EPàP possible.
A look designed by alumni David Peck (Fashion Design '06) has been featured on the cover of fashion based WWD Magazine. Women's Wear Daily also featured David's line CrOp on Earth Day, recognizing his social responsibility and commitment to giving back. Read more...
Alumna Anna Ferrier (Communication Design 2011) has been picked up by Elle Magazine online for her blog covering live news from Cannes Film Festival. Follow her coverage at http://www.annaferrier.com/.
Each year, the Grand Palais presents Monumenta, an exhibition showcasing a contemporary artist who provokes innovative concepts and is selected to transform the nave of the Grand Palais. This year's commissioned guest is French artist Daniel Burren.
For the closing of Monumenta and the beginning of the annual Paris music festival in June, the Grand Palais will transform into an arena for prominent DJs Caribou, Four Tet and Jamie XX.
When May 10 - June 21
Where Le Grand Palais / Avenue Winston Churchill Paris
14 rue Letellier
16bis av Parmentier
+33 (0)1 45 77 39 66
+33 (0)1 45 77 10 44
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