Ms Rachel Tyler

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Personal profile

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, http://www.techne.ac.uk/. 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.

 

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