Friday, April 25, 2014


Piet Paris

Modekern collects, provides access to, studies and exhibits the archives of internationally significant Dutch fashion designers in order to broaden and deepen understanding of modern Dutch fashion history. Modekern is an initiative of Premsela, the Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion; ArtEZ Institute of the Arts; the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem; and the Gelders Archief. It avails itself of existing infrastructure based on each organisation’s strengths and expertise. The Gelders Archief handles archiving activities. The Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (MMKA) is responsible for exhibitions and education. ArtEZ Institute of the Arts conducts research. HNI provides support for Modekern and serves as a liaison with the National Design Archive (NOA). LINK modekern

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