AI FASHION SHOW & FORUM
M+ MUSEUM,HONG KONG
FASHION X AI: 2022-2023 INTERNATIONAL SALON
WORLD'S 1ST AI X FASHION SHOW
Showcasing the world’s first designer-led AI fashion show at M+ Museum in Hong Kong on 19 December 2022, featuring collections by 6 international designers and 8 young fashion talents developed with the unique AI-based Interactive Design Assistant for Fashion (AiDA). The show's theme is 'Brainworks' representing the collaborative power demonstrated by AI technology and human emotion; a process of where both biological and artificial brains work together as one, a collection of massive data, analysing and expanding potentials in speed. AI working as a composite art, from concept, narrative to aesthetics, a blend of all realms of forms that leads to infinite possibilities.
ABOUT AiDA (AI-BASED INTERACTIVE DESIGN ASSISTANT FOR FASHION)
Developed by Prof. Calvin Wong, CEO & Centre Director of AiDLab, Cheng Yik Hung Professor in Fashion of PolyU, and his team, AiDA is the first-to-market technology that empowers fashion designers to streamline their creative process by generating original collections based on their unique inspirations. With just a few clicks, designers can choose or refine options to develop fashion collections, bringing agility, efficiency and flexibility to labour intensive studio processes.
WORLD'S 1ST FASHION X AI YOUNG TALENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME
8 winners were selected from over 200 entries for the Fashion x AI Open Call for Young Talents in June 2022. This unique mentorship programme serves as a platform to nurture young talent, empower them with AI fashion design skills and contribute to the creative innovation eco-system. The young talents were mentored by the designers featured at the fashion show, with mentors sharing their knowledge of the AiDA system and the fashion creative process.
JUDGES OF CALL FOR YOUNG FASHION TALENTSMs. Kennis Chan Director Fashion & Design Incubation Programme, Hong Kong Design Centre Ms. Daisy Cheung Project Manager Fashion Incubation Programme, Hong Kong Design Centre Ms. Janet Cheung Project Director Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association Ms. Anne Tommey Head of Programme, Textiles School of Design, Royal College of Art Mr. Tristan Webber Senior Tutor Fashion Programme Mr. Kevin Yeung Chairman Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
LOCAL YOUNG FASHION TALENT MENTORSHIPJune - December 2022 8 winning entries were selected from over 200 entries at the open call by the international panel of judges. The young talents were mentored by 6 international and local designers, (BESFXXK, Fengyi Tan, INJURY, KAY KWOK, The World Is Your Oyster, Mountain Yam) to create original fashion designs using the AI-based Interactive Design Assistant for Fashion (AiDA). Judges Ms. Kennis Chan Director Fashion & Design Incubation Programme, Hong Kong Design Centre Ms. Daisy Cheung Project Manager Fashion Incubation Programme, Hong Kong Design Centre Ms. Janet Cheung Project Director Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association Ms. Anne Tommey Head of Programme, Textiles School of Design, Royal College of Art Mr. Tristan Webber Senior Tutor Fashion Programme Mr. Kevin Yeung Chairman Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association Young Talent Winners Ms. Christy Chau The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Ms. Joyce Chow Nottingham Trent University Ms. Cheryl Ho Hong Kong Design Institute Mr. Eric Ho Hong Kong Design Institute Ms. Alisa Hon The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Ms. Irene Siu The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong Ms. Judy Su The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Minna & Polam (Ms. Minna Wong & Ms. Polam Wong) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM17 February 2023 Hybrid Format Venue: The Mills Fabrica, Hong Kong This international symposium will bring together world leading multi-disciplinary practitioners for active sharing and knowledge exchange to address the current and future roles of AI in fashion.
MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC)June 2023 – November 2023 Online Platform The MOOC comprises of 6 sessions covering the utilisation of AI in fashion design, quality control, retail, textiles, ergonomics and design thinking. The programme will enable the public to gain fundamental knowledge on the applications of AI in fashion innovation. Participants will receive an electronic certificate upon completion of all online courses.
WORKSHOPSAI and Textiles for Fashion and Lifestyle (March 2023) AI and Fashion Design (April 2023) AI and Ergonomics (May 2023) Venue: AiDLab, Hong Kong The general public can engage and interact with AI fashion practioners of AiDLab. The workshops will include demonstrations of the latest AI and fashion technologies with practice-based workshops.
FASHION SHOW & FORUM19 December 2022 7PM HKT Venue: M+ Museum, Hong Kong The fashion show will showcase the collections developed with AI-based Interactive Design Assistant for Fashion (AiDA) by 6 international designers and 8 young talents. Featuring AiDA system with 6 fashion designers and 8 local young talent mentees. The forum will showcase Prof Calvin Wong’s vision for AI in the fashion industry and discussion with designers about their experience with the AiDA system.
TOURING EXHIBITIONStarting from February 2023 Locations: Hong Kong & London Touring exhibition showcasing the latest Al and fashion technology. The exhibition will be exhibited at The Mills (13-26 February 2023), Hong Kong Science Park (27 June 2023 - 8 July 2023) and Fabrica X, London (6-22 September 2023).