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Rachel Tyler


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Rachel works across multiple disciplines, including fashion, cultural and historical geography, fine art, disability studies, urbanism and architectural history. Her research focuses on heritage; public and cultural spaces; knowledge production through engagement with material culture and archives; colour; accessibility and relationships between the city and clothing. Collaboration with others is key to her practice. Rachel is a PhD student and part of the technē AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, under primary supervision of Prof David Gilbert and secondary supervision of Dr Sasha Englemann, The project explores geographies of garments and making, and how these can be expressed through cartography. Thre research employs creative practice-led methodology, with a specific focus on London’s fashion industry.


Education/Academic qualification

Architectural History, MA, All the Colours of Gray: A palimpsestuous enquiry into Eileen Gray's work as a modernity led by an understanding of colour learnt through material practice, The Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London)

Award Date: 30 Sept 2017

Fashion , BA(Hons) , Middlesex University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2009