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Nanjing Normal University of Special Education graduation work “Elemental Air” appears at 2023 China International College Fashion Week

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On May 16, 2023, the "Elemental Air" - Nanjing Normal University of Special Education Clothing and Fashion Design Excellent Graduation Design Exhibition was successfully held in the first workshop of 751D · PARK in Beijing. 48 hearing impaired college students from Class 2019 of the major presented 86 sets of fashion design works at the China International College Fashion Week. The theme of this fashion release is "Yuan Qi, or Elemental Air", with "Yuan" meaning the first and symbolizing the origin of all things in heaven and earth; Qi "embodies the fundamental essence of the biochemistry of all things. As the saying goes, the original energy generates all things, and the momentum of energy creates harmony. The theme also implies richness and variability, connecting silence with sound. Students use silent design and dexterous hands to showcase the core ideas of Nanjing Normal University of Special Education, such as "universal love for beauty, going along with beauty" and "integration of disability and health, beauty and coexistence".

Nanjing Normal University of Special Education is the only provincial-level regular undergraduate university in China that is independently established and mainly focuses on cultivating special education teachers, as well as cultivating higher education and specialized talents for disabled people. The major of Clothing and Fashion Design of the School of Fine Arts and Design is a four-year undergraduate education starting from high school. In 2021, it became the first-class undergraduate program construction site in Jiangsu Province, the characteristic major of provincial universities, and the school level brand major. It recruits hearing impaired and normally hearing students nationwide, with the characteristic of "integrated education" to cultivate senior talents who can engage in clothing and fashion design planning and research.

This is the second time that Nanjing Normal University of Special Education has appeared on the stage of the China International College Fashion Week. The fashion works released during the exhibition are excellent graduation designs by hearing impaired college students majoring in clothing and fashion design at the school. The students' designs are unique, and through exploration of clothing shapes, materials, structures, and craftsmanship, they use clothing language to interpret the inheritance and integration of traditional culture, expressing feelings for social issues, thinking about life, and yearning for a better future life. The silent world gave them a peaceful space for thinking, allowing them to experience different aspects of beauty, and showcased the "elemental air" beauty of Bo'ai Tetsu on the runway of China International University Fashion Week.


This exhibition allowed the audience to witness the vigorous creativity and exquisite skills of the students in Nanjing Normal University of Special Education, while also reflecting the meticulous cultivation by Nanjing Normal University of Special Education to the students, as well as showing the teachers’ diligent dedication to students at this university. This visual feast is not only an answer sheet handed over by the students of Nanjing Normal University of Special Education after studying fashion  design, but also a treasure left by them for their youth, the most brilliant color crafted by the experience of life. 

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