Walé Oyéjidé and Stephen Burks in Conversation

Portrait photograph of Walé Oyéjidé

Walé Oyéjidé. Photo: Marko Metzinger. Courtesy of Ikiré Jones.

Please note that the location of this event has changed to the Frances Loeb Library, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge. 

Join us for a conversation between Walé Oyéjidé and Stephen Burks, Design Critic in Design Engineering.

Walé Oyéjidé, Esq., is a fashion designer whose work featured prominently in the Marvel studios blockbuster Black Panther and was recently included in the Gender Bending Fashion exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He is a writer, speaker, filmmaker, musician, and lawyer who combats bias with creative storytelling. As founder of the brand Ikiré Jones, he employs fashion design as a vehicle to celebrate the perspectives of marginalized populations.

This event is co-sponsored by the African American Design Nexus.

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