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3Dportal
Collaboration between designers is key for new idea’s, we are opening a new world for Saba and are working together on new, experimental things: As a young fashion designer with a multicultural background Saba Tark’s designs are inspired by culture, art and handicraft. The philosophy behind her work is to create new forms and experimental textile using handicraft techniques both in haute couture designs and ready to wear. She studied fashion design and textile in the Netherlands and Read more…





Fetishism In Fashion
Fascinated by the psychology of dressing in this particular era made Saba Tark want to bring handcraft back of the art of weaving and the use of “fetish” ingredients such as metal, golden yarns and expressive colours like red and royal blue. The focus lays on one particular aspect in cloth: the collar. The feeling of getting suffocated, the art of undressing and dressing by buttoning up garments is fascinating. After all it was an era when one suffered to look in certain way. In this design, the main Read more…





MºBA
De hoofdexpositie FETISHISM IN FASHION wordt tentoongesteld in MºBA CENTRAAL (Rozet, Kortestraat 16 Arnhem) en bestaat uit 13 kamers waarin de fascinerende, wonderlijke en verstrekkende wereld van het fetisjisme wordt blootgelegd. De ware aard van het fetisjisme wordt tot leven gebracht aan de hand van kleding, accessoires, fotografie, film en een mix van media. Sjamanisme, infantilisme, legenden, nudisme, en nomadisme zijn een paar van de intrigerende en illustere trefwoorden die Read more…





Virtual Shoe Museum
Fashion designer Saba Tark was born in Iraq but I now lives in the Netherlands. She studied Fashion Design at the HKU in Utrecht and specializes in haute couture, textile design and illustration. She worked with FashionClash, JANTAMINIAU and Viktor&Rolf.
Saba Tark: ‘As a young fashion designer with a multicultural background my designs are inspired by culture, art and the human body.The philisophy behind my work is to create new forms and experimental handcraft textile.’ Read more…





Filep Motwary
BRANKO POPOVIC REPORTS: FETISHISM IN FASHION / MOBA 13 IN ARNHEM
Dear Filep and iDEALS, a few weeks ago I visited MoBA 13, the world’s only fashion Biennale in Arnhem (The Netherlands)Read more…





Branko Popovic Blog
MoBA 13 – Fetishism in Fashion part I
I already reported about MoBA 13
but here is a selection of images of the main exhibition ‘Fetishism in Fashion’Read more…





MaastrichtNet
One of the main events during Fashionclash is an exhibition at the beautiful Museum aan het Vrijthof.
Museum aan het Vrijthof asked Fashionclash to co-operate during the event. This co-operating has led to the exhibition Fashionclash @ Museum aan het Vrijthof. Five designers from Euregio Meuse-Rhine are invited to create new work inspired by the museum and its collection ‘500 years Made in Maastricht’ Read more…





Museum Aan Het Vrijthof
Één van de belangrijkste gebeurtenissen tijdens FASHIONCLASH is een tentoonstelling in Museum aan het Vrijthof.
Dit jaar bestaat FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 5 jaar. Ter gelegenheid van dit
jubileum organiseert Museum aan het Vrijthof in samenwerking met
FASHIONCLASH de spraakmakende tentoonstelling: Read more…





Branko Popovic Blog
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited Maastricht
FASHIONCLASH was invited and we showcased some fashion talents. The presentation took place from 8.30 – 9.00 am and as you can imagine we started with hair and make-up 6 am at Crowne Plaza Hotel Maastricht. Wonderful hair and make-up people did a great job so that models looked stunning while waiting for the royal boat to pass by Read more…





Branko Popovic Blog
Floriade Fashion Masterclass
Floriade Fashion Week took part last week and one of the special projects was the Masterclass.
The Dutch designer Jan Taminiau has partnered with Floriade 2012 to promote sustainable fashion. Floriade is a World Horticultural Expo held every ten years and visited by more than two million national and Read more…





Filep Motwary
BRANKO POPOVIC REPORTS: FASHIONCLASH MAASTRICHT 2012
last weekend, it will always be in my memory as the magical 4th edition of FASHIONCLASH Maastricht. I feel tired, emotional, excited, and restless… I really don’t know where to start so I guest the beginning would be the best option: The weekend started off with the Read more…





Fashion Clash
International & Interdisciplinary platform with main focus on emerging talents.
FASHIONCLASH connects talent, various disciplines, cultures and a broad audience through the annual international fashion event ‘FASHIONCLASH Maastricht’.
6th Edition is in the making and scheduled for June 2014 Read more…





Branko Popovic Blog
Soirée Artistique II with FASHIONCLASH
The second edition of Soirée Artistique took place last weekend (Sunday 8th January) in La Bonbonnière in Maastricht. An afternoon with music, history, chocolate, and fashion. Fashion designers Annemarije van Harten, Saba Tark and Anya Liesnik designed outfits for the presenters of the event. Read more…





Fashion Clash
Saba Tark – Independent, Sabotaging & Breaking tradition
1. Please introduce yourself to our readers. (Who are you, where do you come from and what is your field of specialization?)
I’m Saba Tark and I’m 24 years old. I was born in Iraq but I now live in the Netherland.
I’m studying Fashion Design at the HKU (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht) and Read more…





Filep Motwary
BRANKO POPOVIC REPORTS: OPENING OF IZM, INTERNATIONAL ZEITUNGMUSEUM AACHEN
Dear Filep and iDEALS,
Last Friday 8t July, the International Newspaper Museum (Internationale Zeitungsmuseum) in Aachen Germany opened its doors again for the public.. FASHIONCLASH was asked to participate for the opening, so we invited young designers to create Read more…

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