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Sab, 31 Okt



From Farm to Catwalk - Climate Diplomacy

This fashion show introduces the EMPU networks “from farm to wardrobe” fashion products to harness the rich cultural heritage of traditional and eco-friendly textile and arts in Indonesia for mitigating climate change"

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From Farm to Catwalk - Climate Diplomacy
From Farm to Catwalk - Climate Diplomacy

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31 Okt 2020, 15.00 – 17.00 WIB



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The fashion show will build a common understanding among audiences, i.e. policy makers and relevant government agencies and actors about the importance of taking care of the overall value chains of the sustainable fashion and how this is introduced to its markets. Bringing in customers of the demand side into the work of EMPU is critical so that exercises to test sustainable market are explored. This fashion show introduces the EMPU networks “from farm to wardrobe” fashion products, to show also its markets and marketing possibilities in Indonesia and abroad. 

Run-down :

  • 30 minutes - Fashion Show "From Farm to Catwalk"
  • 90 minutes - Dialogue "Sustainable Fashion, From Farm to Catwalk"

The fashion show will display the work of traditional textile artisans and eco-fashion, from the work in the farm to the processes done by artisans and to the catwalk and closet.  

Speakers :

  1. Woro Srihastuti Sulistyaningrum Director of Family, Women, Children, Youth and Sports, Ministry of National Development Planning / Bappenas “Sustainable Fashion, Climate Changes and National Government Policy”
  2. Tenik Hartono, Fashion Enthusiast and Writer “Sustainable Fashion in Pandemics time"
  3. Drs. Pitoyo, Bappeda, Kota Semarang Partnerships between the local government of Semarang City with Zie Batik
  4. Chandrakirana Priyosusilo, Pendiri Sekar Kawung From Farm to Catwalk”.
  5. Valentina Estiningsih (Redaktur Suara Merdeka Semarang) Local Fibre and What are Our Homework to Support Sustainable Fashion
  6.  Zicko Haiziah Gazali (Nine Penenun/Gema Alam) Rerempeq : a Perfect Piece of a Zero Waste Weaving Art"
  7. Yuniyanti Chuzaifah -  Women’s Human Rights Activists, YC AurArt Accessories, Sustainable Fashion and Feminism: What is the Relevance?”
  8. Maria Yatseva, Siswa S2 Relasi Internasional pada universitas di Swedia, sekaligus pengamat Fesyen Berkelanjutan dari Swedia Sustainable Fashion, a Global Campaign

Moderator/ MC :

Leya Cattleya, EMPU

Language :


(with English interpreter available)


  1. Christi Budidarmo, Jakarta
  2. Kana Shibori, Yogyakarta
  3. Jalin Serat Nusantara, Semarang
  4. Nine Penenun Lombok Timur
  5. Gema Alam NTB. Lombok
  6. Mutiara Bangsa Kendal
  7. Hijrah Creative, Eco-print Yogyakarta
  8. Kristin, Rindi, Sumba Timur
  9. Zie Batik, Semarang
  10. Lusy Tjan, Temanggung
  11. YC Aurart, Yuniyanti Chuzaifah
  12. ARANA, Klaten, Jateng
  13. Mlati Wangi, Semarang
  14. Cerita Alam Temanggung
  15. @sorashiborihandmade, Semarang
  16. JUST-M, MimiRasam Depok
  17. Diana Timoria, Sumba Timur
  18. Teugeu, Basap, KalimantanTimur
  19. Tenun Serat Kayu, Sulawesi Tengah
  20. FIDA Art, Jakarta
  21. Ramban Godong, Banjarnegara
  22. KPPA Palu
  23. Adikarya Agribusiness, Nganjuk
  24. Sekar Kawung Kolaborasi dengan      Empu Jalin Karsa
  25. Rumah Betang Ensaid Panjang
  26. Jamu Gendong Seger Waras Sragen
  27. Rhabags Ungaran
  28. Alamasa Semarang
  29. Nana Chan Semarang
  30. Sabda Art, Jombang
  31. Keewa Shoes Yogyakarta
  32. Collabox Creative Hub Semarang
  33. Komite Ekonomi Kreatif Semarang

The overall objective of the fashion show is to present the work of EMPU that convince the work from farm to catwalk is possible. A platform mechanism within EMPU is also exercised within the value chain, enriching the system.  The fashion show will who will share the experience of EMPU and will educate the media and public consumers about the doability of a “From Farm to catwalk.” It is a sustainable approach to fashion. This will be good to be present on the ongoing policy dialogue between EU and Indonesia policymakers in the government, donor, financial institutions as well as universities and research organizations. 

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