Real Stream: Deborah Cohen at the EDA

Tuesday, February 4th, 2pm, EDA
Deborah Cohen: "The history of the garment industry"

Deborah Cohen will present a history of American Sweatshops, from 1820 to the Present with accompanying materials.

Deborah Cohen is a dancer/choreographer/video artist and architectural designer. Her dances and installations have been produced in Columbus, Ohio, Buffalo, New York, Dance Theater Workshop in New York City, and in Los Angeles. She grew up in Hollywood, danced in films and on television. Cohen received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in 1998. She is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Southern California Institute of Architecture, The Ohio Arts and Humanities Councils. She has published two limited edition books and taught at Loyola Marymount University, The Los Angeles Job Corp, The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Marymount College, and is an educator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). She is a graduate student in the World Arts and Culture Department at UCLA, where she is exploring space, as a dancer and architect. She learned about the history of sweatshops while teaching the courses Theory of Fashion and Fashion Design at Marymount College.

See Deborah Cohens "History of the garment industry Slide Show".