Toronto’s longest running multi-arts fashion week, Fashion Art Toronto (FAT) has curated an incredible line-up for their Spring 2023 fashion week. Taking over 20,000 square feet of the industrial warehouse at Black Creek Assembly, it’s going to be their biggest event yet. The event is from Thursday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30 with runway shows and presentations from 50 designers, style-inspired art installations from Canadian artists, an immersive Fashion Cinema curated by CANIFFF, a Fashion & Beauty Retail Boutique and more. Tickets to Fashion Art Toronto are now available online.
Meet Josh Hy TheDeZinr
Tell us about yourself
What inspires you?
My work is inspired by the power of community inclusion, people peacefully coexisting, and importantly forming connections that transcend differences. I’m is passionate about driving cultural cohesion through my vibrant works to reduce the social exclusion and isolation many have felt over the last couple of years.
My core philosophy stems from my definition of “Inspirational Purity.” Rather than seeking or comparing your art to others, the art must sprout from a seed of authenticity that is sparked from deep self-reflection. Committed to genuine self-expression, to pushing the boundaries.
Tell us the story behind your art
I believe in the power of art to convey emotions and tell stories. Art should be infused with a sense of authenticity and personal meaning that reflects the unique vision and perspective of the artist. I strive to inspire with art and encourage people to embrace their own creativity and individuality. My pieces are not just decorative objects, but a source of inspiration and motivation that can transform people’s lives.
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What do you love most about FAT?
I love the diversity of Fashion Art Toronto. There is something for everyone, from the latest fashion trends to showcasing stunning art from emerging/established Canadian artists. The energy of the events, with its vibrant and creative atmosphere is out of this world fun. Further more It is a great way to discover and support new designers/artists and be inspired by the amazing cultural talent the city has to offer. That which I’m grateful for.
What does 2023 hold for you?
Last modified: April 4, 2023