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Uncover a great story. A new series of thought-provoking talks and discussions covering diverse topics, exhibitions and programs. There’s always a fascinating story to be told at Queensland Museum South Bank. Join us to discover more. Held on the first Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm.

Fashion from the Fringe: The Aussie Cossie
Dr Christine Schmidt, Research Associate, Queensland University of Technology

The Australian lifestyle is sold to the global community as one of the great outdoors, a beach culture where Christmas is celebrated in high summer and the swimsuit is an essential. It creates meaning through geography extending beyond physical regional boundaries to ripple in and out of the global marketplace.

Join us to trace the career of the modern swimsuit, and discover how Australia has influenced the design direction of the swimsuit in the 20th century and beyond to create a distinctly Australian niche in global fashion. 


Event Details

02 June 2010, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Theatre, Level 2, Queensland Museum South Bank