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The Significance of Heroic Fashion

Location: Shutters East I
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 50 min.
Presenters: Cat Niagara
Type: lecture

Superheroes symbolize the qualities we’d like to have and the ambitions we’d like to achieve; their back stories are an important part of what they mean to us. Costume designers on movies like “Thor” and “Black Panther” are tasked with modernizing ancient symbolism with modern technology and super-powerful beings. We will discuss the cultural and historic significance of some of the costumes from these movies, and delve deeper into their true meanings.