Exploring alternative ontological perspectives in fashion design processes
In his research, he investigates how alternatives to traditional bodies can be used in a design process to develop new silhouettes for clothing.
Faseeh’s research challenge the perception of what a body is and encourage a more open approach that can help or improve design practice within the field of fashion.
The research resulted in new concepts, tools and design methods where the alternative bodies are a central variable in fashion design.
Faseeh Saleem is a researcher, designer, artist, and academic who has been exploring various perspectives of Art & Design in different contexts. He is Assistant Professor at Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, and is currently enrolled as an industrial Ph.D. scholar, at the Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås, Sweden. He is conducting his artistic design research with a specialization in fashion and textile design.
Saleem is a co-founder of artistic research project entitled: DRAFTS initiated in 2021 in collaboration with Dr. Vidmina Stasiulyte that explores role of an artifact in artistic design research. He is also a co-founder of Somatic Provocations - Fashioning a dialogue - that brings academicians, researchers and practitioners to explore, synchronize and expand ideas, thoughts and practices in fashion and textiles.
His works have been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally,at reputed institutes and galleries.
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