aP1010662_2The hastening speed and obsolescence of modern consumer goods–expressed in its most extreme form within fast fashion–has fundamentally reshaped society, culture, economics, and ultimately our sense of selves. What is the responsibility or power of the individual to reflect on and alter this system? What social, entrepreneurial, governmental or economic shifts could truly challenge fast fashion and disposable culture?

Brooklyn journalist and musician Elizabeth L. Cline is one of the world’s leading thinkers in the fields of fast fashion, globalization and disposable consumption.  More information about this event is available here.

Listen to her talk in its entirety below.