Refashioning activism

Refashioning activism is a video installation on 6 different TV screens showing the rise and rise of African designers and initiatives reframing stereotypes of the continent and mini-film festival. A tribute to communities, artisans, figures such as Thebe Magugu, IGC Fashion, Stella Jean,transforming, building, innovating. The selection of designers, entrepreneurs, and filmmakers from the African Diaspora are bringing attention and are broadening the international fashion world.


Fashion Revolution Belgium will present a series of films focusing on cultural appreciation, iconic figures, research, activism and systemic change. These films evolve around African fashion and textile initiatives, exciting concepts around system change, climate justice, ethical practices and or creative activism.The attendant documentaries highlight stories that inspire, connect and build a diverse and better world.
Discover this film and documentary extravaganza at the Red Hall stage.

About the Curator:

Sharifa Jamaldin is Country Coordinator Fashion Revolution Belgium. Here, she brings attention to exciggting designers and initiatives from the African diaspora breaking stereotypes of the fashion and textile sector.

Fashion Revolution was established by Carry Somers and Orsola de Castro following the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013. It is a global movement consisting of individuals who play essential roles in the fashion industry. They include designers, academics, writers, business leaders, policymakers, brands, retailers, marketers, producers, makers, workers, and fashion lovers. It has since grown to become the largest fashion activism movement globally, mobilizing through research, education, and advocacy.