19 Jun '13, 7pm

"Nearly three-fifths of garment factories in Bangladesh are vulnerable to collapse, placing the lives of millions...

Fashion Victims , according to Dominguez, shines a light on the human cost of mindless consumerism, particularly in the West. More than that, it’s an appeal for responsible production and consumption, “both for people and the planet,” she says. Fashion Victims shines a light on the human cost of mindless consumerism, particularly in the West. Rana Plaza isn’t an isolated incident. Nearly three-fifths of garment factories in Bangladesh are vulnerable to collapse, placing the lives of millions of workers at risk, according to a survey by engineers in the South Asian country. Bangladesh is the world’s second largest supplier of clothes, 80 percent of which are bound for U.S. or European markest. Dominguez’s installation gave the affairs of a far-flung nation an immediacy news reports could never achieve. Her choice of stage was also incredibly apt: Spain is home to some of th...

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Spanish artist Yolanda Dominguez protested unethical fashion with a disturbing street performance in Madrid

Spanish artist Yolanda Dominguez protested unet...

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It is clear that the actions of consumers have the potential to support both ethical and deplorable working conditions for...

*massive* protests. Millions and millions, all ...

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The U.S. House of Representatives has taken the first Congressional action on worker-safety in Bangladesh

The U.S. House of Representatives has taken the...

ecouterre.com 17 Jun '13, 6pm

Nearly two months after a deadly building collapse claimed the lives of 1,127 garment workers outside the Bangladesh capit...

@Ecouterre got a bunch of green fashion leaders...

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ANTHONY LILORE (DESIGNER, RESTORE CLOTHING ; BOARD MEMBER, SAVE THE GARMENT CENTER ) Don’t be a hater. We, as a community,...