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Exploring Fashion & Culture with Kim Jenkins: A Conversation with Eda Levenson

  • Maison May Dekalb 246 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11205 United States (map)

“What Can Creativity Do? Meet Eda Levenson, Co-Founder of Scope of Work” 

What can creative professionals in Brooklyn do to sustain and cultivate the next generation of fashion designers, artists, filmmakers and musicians?

Fashion and culture professor Kim Jenkins (kimberlymjenkins.com) will introduce us to resident Eda Levenson (ladyfancynails.com), co-founder of Scope of Work (scopeofwork.org). S.O.W matches underrepresented young people with limited resources to industry professionals who can help them envision a future that shapes culture through pathways in the creative field. 

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Levenson received a BA in Community Studies from University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MA in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University Graduate School of Education. In addition, Eda is a collaborator and nail artist for the wellness concept space in LES, Chillhouse and currently partners with the New Museum with Nike. 

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Kim Jenkins specializes in the sociocultural and historical influences behind why we wear what we wear, specifically addressing how politics, psychology, race and gender shapes the way we ‘fashion’ our identity. Based in New York, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute, Part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design.

This event is part of the ‘Exploring Fashion and Culture with Kim Jenkins’ conversation series at Maison May, made possible by Commins.

When: Join us at 6:30pm for a cocktail mixer with our neighbors. Program will start at 7pm.

Tickets: $5 for Commins members | $15 for non-members

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