Dr. Bobby Campbell Luke - Fashioning Assembly Aotearoa

Dr. Bobby Luke (Ngāti Ruanui), is part of the fresh vanguard of Fashion designers and researchers that demonstrate decolonial constructs of western fashion 'Making' and de-centralizing western design theory, emphasizing an authentic indigenous lens.

Combining fine arts of multi-media visual nuances and decolonizing the lens Bobby is a multifaceted practitioner, pracademic (Practical academic) passionate about his culture and driving future pathways for generations behind him. He told Stuff journalist Deena Coster that being Māori is a “superpower” he has harnessed to make his name in the fashion world. Working under his label, Campbell Luke he is part of Kāhui Collective, an indigenous fashion network created by designer Kiri Nathan. Alongside fashion, he explores a plethora of cultural ecologies that align with his interests which lie deep within his iwi and Hapu and the wider landscape of Aotearoa, New Zealand.




Fashioning Assembly Aotearoa is supported by the city centre targeted rate. 

Global Fashioning Assembly 2022 is supported by the Creative Industries fund NL. 

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