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Fashion installation

Take Fashion Festival

From 19 to 23 April, the Alte Post in downtown Vienna becomes the hub of the domestic fashion scene. Fashion shows, performances, exhibitions, installations and talk formats cast light on the topic of fashion from a variety of perspectives at the Take Festival for Independent Fashion and Arts.

The festival kicks off with the presentation of the AFA Austrian Fashion Awards on 19 April (9.00 pm). All nominated designers and winners will be presented at an artistically staged fashion presentation. The main show opens on 20 April at 6.00 pm, when 30 designers, photographers, artists and curators present selected works ranging from fashion, photography, art and design to film and video contributions. An exhibition of works by the famous Austrian photographer Elfie Semotan also starts at the same time.

Fashion shows and dance performances

The Departure Fashion Nights follows on 21 April at 9.00 pm. Five Austria designer (collectives) selected and sponsored by the creative agency Departure present their collections in individual, multimedia shows on this evening: Arthur Arbesser, DMMJK, Femme Maison, Pia Bauernberger and Sabinna.

A dance performance on the topic of fashion can be seen on 23 April at 7.30 pm. In collaboration with Austrian fashion designers, the theater company Cie Achimowicz shows the three-part performance "Architecture du Corps". The closing party starts in the Alte Post at 10.00 pm together with the sound:frame Festival.

During the festival, discussion rounds and screenings are held, a pop-up store with about 30 designers is open for a spot of shopping (with free entry) and, of course, the exhibition areas await your visit.

Take Festival for Independent Fashion and Arts

19-23 April 2016
Opening times:
19 April from 9.00 pm
20 April from 5.00 pm
21 April from 4.00 pm
22 April from 3.00 pm
23 April from 4.00 pm


Old Post Office (Alte Post)

Dominikanerbastei 11, 1010 Wien
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