ABOUT SABA TARK
Early in her life it was already clear that Saba Tark (Baghdad , 1987) wanted to be a designer. ” I want to make beautiful things and express my feelings throughout fashion. Saba completed her study in Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht and Academy of Fine Arts in Utrecht with a major degree in fashion and textiles . During her studies Saba worked with big names in the fashion industry, among others, Jan Taminiau, Viktor & Rolf, and Lidewij Edelkoort.
Her work has been published in several media in the Middle East and Europe.
Inspired by culture and art her designs are a combination of unique silhouettes and textiles created and developed by her studio.
Nomads Of The World ( 2014 ) haute couture collection was nominated for the prestigious Frans Molenaar Prize. The collection was showcased as a solo exhibition at the prestigieus Centraal Museum Utrecht (NL).
The Creative Industries fund ( NL ) has currently chosen SABA TARK to fund it’s new project Innovative Crafts and Silhouettes to produce a new haute couture collection that will be showcase during a Fashion Show at Fashion Forward in Dubai.
2015: Participant fashion show Fashion Forward 5th edition in Dubai
2014: Solo exhibition at Central Museum Utrecht ( NL )
2014: Nomination Frans Molenaar Haute Couture Prize
2014: Collaboration with TU Eindhoven Smart textiles
2014: Showcase exhibition at Realism Art 2014 Amsterdam
2013: Dutch Design Week presentation at the 3D printing event
2013: Collaboration with 3D portal and Eindhoven University of Technology faculty of Textile Engineering
2013: Showcase exhibition at luxury warehouse Bijenkorf
2013: Presentation with FASHIONCLASH for King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima in Maastricht
2013: Textile department Viktor & Rolf Couture Collection Paris Fashion Week 2013
2013: Participant MoBA Central Atelier Arnhem Mode Biënnale 2013 by curator Lidewij Edelkoort
2013: Showcase exhibition Fashion Clash 2013 Museum Vrijthof Maastricht NL
2012:Textile designer for MoBA Arnhem Mode Biënnale 2013 at the passementerie department in the Textiel Museum Tilburg
2012: Opening show Fashionclash 2012 during the Malta Fab contest
2012: Exhibition Fashion Clash 2012
2012: Floriade Master Class fashionshow by Jan Taminiau
2012: Theater Costumes for Soirée Artistique II in association with Fashion Clash
2011: Newspaper dresses for the opening of IZM, INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM ZEITUNG AACHEN in association with Fashion Clash
2011: Robotic Fashion Dresses Fashion Show at Fashion Clash 2011
2011: Manteau Du Soir Fashion Show at Fashion Clash 2011
2011: Showcase exhibition Manteau Du Soir la moulage at Depeche in Maastricht
2011: Showcase exhibition Manteaux Soir at Antoine Coiffeur Créateur