Semperdepot, Studio Building of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Lehárgasse 6, 1060 Vienna
Doors open: 8 pm, start: 9 pm
By invitation only
Fashion Awards Night is near
As part of the Awards 09, the AFA-Austria Fashion Awards will be presented in front of invited guests. The following designers have been nominated for the Fashion Award of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture, the Fashion Award of the City of Vienna, the Unit F Award for International PR and the KONTAKT. Fashion Award by Erste Bank. Moreover, the Editorial Award - Award for Fashion Photography will also be presented.
Fashion Award of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture (BMUKK)
Award for young, forward-looking fashion design
The winner receives a one-year grant to work with an international designer.
Award money: 13,200.00 EUR (in Europe) to 18,000.00 EUR (outside Europe)
Fashion Award of the City of Vienna
Award for innovative fashion design and artistic work
Financing for participation in an international trade fair or festival
Award money: 10,000.00 EUR
Unit F Award for International PR
Award for outstanding fashion design on an international level
Placement with an international press agency, payment of agency fees for a minimum of one year
Award money: 15,000.00 EUR
KONTAKT. Fashion Award by Erste Bank
The KONTAKT. Fashion Award by Erste Bank recognizes an exceptional fashion collection from Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Award money: 4,000.00 EUR
Winner: Tanja Bradaric
The collections will be presented in the form of short films. Diane Pernet, René Habermacher and Antoine Asseraf/A Shaded View On Fashion Film were responsible for the concept and realisation.
Editorial Award by Unit F - Award for Fashion Photography
Presentation of the winner: Helga Traxler
The jury for the Editorial Award was made up of Elfie Semotan/photographer, Niko Alm/Monopol Publishing, Tom Wallmann/flair and Albert Handler/moodley brand identity.
The AFA jury 2009 was made up of Imran Amed (consultant, journalist, blogger and entrepreneur / www.businessoffashion.net), Markus Ebner (editor-in-chief/publisher ACHTUNG Zeitschrift für Mode / www.achtung-mode.com), Samuel Drira (stylist, fashion editor and co-founder encens magazine), Brigitte Winkler (fashion editor newspaper Kurier / www.kurier.at), Tony Cederteg (publisher, magazine maker, exhibition curator / www.libraryman.se), Vijai Maheshwari (B EAST Magazine / www.beastnation.com) and Robin Schulié (head buyer at Maria Luisa Paris / www.marialuisaparis.com)
BY INVITATION ONLY