Marie Geneviève Cyr

Marie Geneviève Cyr is the Director of the BFA Fashion Design program and an Associate Professor of Fashion Design at Parsons School of Design. She has an MA from New York University, a BA in Design and Applied Arts from the Edinburgh College of Art and was nominated in 2009 for a Genie Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for “Best Costume Design”. Her most recent research examines the politics of abstract desire, hyper-reality, hyper-consumption, and the online social space — the internet. She is interested in new questions concerning how post-Internet artistic strategies influence fashion design practices. Cyr has spent extensive time in Asia, more specifically China, studying design practices. In  addition to Parsons School of Design, Cyr has created and taught experimental design processes workshops for universities such as Donghua University (Shanghai), Royal College of Art (UK), Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI), China Academy of Art (Hangzhou), HEAD (Geneva), and various art organizations. She  has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Red Gate Gallery (­Beijing, China, 2014), and Palazzo Monti (Brescia, Italy, 2019)

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