Africa Fashion Conference

Join us for the exchanging of ideas and knowledge about the contemporary African fashion scene at this hybrid event, inspired by our exhibition.

Plan your visit
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Friday, 18 – Saturday, 19 November 2022

  • Hochhauser Auditorium, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £15.00 - £30.00

Tickets go on sale at 10.00 on Thursday, 6 October 2022

Inspired by our Africa Fashion exhibition, this conference will take an interdisciplinary cross-cultural approach, hosting speakers discussing fashion on and from the continent from 19th century to today. Join us as we celebrate the contemporary African creatives shifting the geography of global fashion. The vitality of the scene is irrepressible, its creativity limitless. We look forward to welcoming you at our Hochhauser Auditorium. Tickets and ticket prices for the conference will be available from September.

Call for Papers: We invite proposals for both 10-minute and 20-minute presentations, from creatives thinkers at all stages of their careers. We particularly welcome contributors from the continent. Please submit a title and abstract (max. 300 words) and a brief bio by 5th August 2022 (for details see Brochure).

Tickets and ticket prices for the conference will be available from late September.

Background image: Chasing Evil collection, IAMISIGO, Kenya, AutumnWinter 2020. Photo Maganga Mwagogo