Dido Yland (05-05-1987) graduated at the ArtEZ Arnhem in 2009. Since her graduation she lives and works in Antwerp as an independant designer. She performed various projects and commissions and participated in fashion shows and exhibitions.

education:
2005-2009 Fashion Design,  ArtEZ,  Arnhem, The Netherlands
2004-2005 Fine Art, Sunnhordland Folkehøgskule, Halsnøy, Norway

internships:
Christian Wijnants, Antwerp
Henrik Vibskov, Copenhagen

nominations:
July 2009 Selected for "Talent 2009”, Modefabriek Amsterdam
Oct 2009 Selected for "Modebelofte 2009” and “ITEMS eindexamenselectie 09”
July 2009 Nominated for the Frans Molenaar Award for young fashion designers
March 2009 Nominated for the national Triumph Inspiration Award

exhibitions/projects:
July 14th 2013 FASHION LAB SHOW/Amsterdam Fashion Week
January 25th 2013 FASHION WEEK TALENT LAB SHOW/Amsterdam Fashion Week
January 22th 2013
special guest at DARING DESIGNERS, an event wherein the continuous battle of combining Creation and Commerce is discussed. Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam
October 2012
Young Designer Market, MAS Antwerpen
September 2012 new a/w 12/13 tights collection for sale at PUHA Shop, Utrecht
July 2012 FashionClash Market, Sales
May-July 2012 created stage costumes for the brass band Exit-Brass!
May 2012 Designer of the Month, Closet Antwerp
March-July 2012 a/w 11-12 collection sold at Closet , Antwerp
January 2012 created a stage dress for the Belgian jazz vocalist Karen Verresen
December 3th and 4th 2011 FashionClash Market, sales
October 8th 2011 DSGNRmrkt in Modemuseum Hasselt, sales
July-September 2011 ShopArt NWE Vorst Tilburg, collaboration with C&A
May-July 2011 Introdans DANSERMAKEN2011, creating costumes for a danceplay performed at the Arnhem Mode Biennale
January 2011 print design for a/w '11-'12 Christian Wijnants
September 2010 Festival des International Jeunes Creatures, Charleroi, Belgium
June 2010 Exhibition FashionClash, Maastricht
December 2009 Publication ITEMS Magazine, “Eindexamenselectie ‘09”
Oct–Nov 2009 Exhibition “Modebelofte 2009”, Krabbedans, Dutch Design Week Eindhoven
July 26th and 27th 2009 Exhibition 'Talent 2009' Modefabriek Amsterdam
March 2009 Designed two dresses for the Zuiderzeemuseum Exhibition 'Gone with the Wind' (March 22-November 22), under supervision of Alexander van Slobbe
November 2006 – January 2007 Workshop by Pascale Gatzen. Developing ideas for costumes for the opening performance act of the exhibition 'If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution', The Appel, Amsterdam

skills:
languages: dutch, english, norwegian
computer knowledge: photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver