What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
Mazlan Othman, a Malaysian astrophysicist, is set to be tasked with co-ordinating humanity’s response if and when extraterrestrials make contact.
The afternoon session on linkages and cross-cutting issues featured panelists Mazlan Othman (Director, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs) and Pedro Sanchez (The Earth Institute). Panelists and participants discussed international cooperation in developing, deploying and disseminating new and innovative technologies, and other issues that help achieve multiple impacts and objectives, including means of implementation.