By Laman Ismayilova
The Swedish embassy in Azerbaijan is pleased to announce the
exhibition 'Sustainable Fashion: the future of textiles', Azernews
The exhibition will take place at the Urban Center of Ganja
State Philharmonic on June 17.
The event is organized in partnership with the Ganja executive
authorities, the Ganja Regional Culture Department, and the
Azerbaijani National Art Museum.
The exhibition is produced by the Swedish Institute together
with researchers and fashion experts and highlights the fashion
industry's major challenges and showcases Swedish solutions and
initiatives for a more sustainable future.
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in
the world. We reuse or recycle only 20 percent of 62 million tonnes
of clothing that we consume globally per year.
The exhibition explains how we can, both as producers and
consumers, minimize undesirable environmental effects of the
fashion industry by maximizing repairing, remaking, reusing, and
recycling clothing products and their components.
The exhibition also displays fashion photos taken by Swedish
photographer Elisabeth Toll during her visits to Baku, Gabala, and
Nakhchivan as well as her photos of Swedish forests.
Swedish photographer Elisabeth Toll was born and raised in
During a successful career in international photography, she has
been focusing mainly on fashion, portraiture, and landscape.
The exhibition is curated by Konul Rafiyeva.
The exhibition 'Sustainable Fashion: the future of textiles' is
open to visitors until July 17, 2022. The entrance is free of
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