I am an academic based at the University of Edinburgh, where I research queer theory and the visual culture of fashion. I lecture and publish on the politics of LGBTQ representation in fashion media, queer visual cultures, and creative activism in zones of conflict. Currently, I am working on two research projects: the political function of crossdressing in the work of Italian philosopher and performer Mario Mieli, and critical design practices in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I have delivered lectures across Europe, the United States and Australia, and my research has appeared or is forthcoming in CriticismThird TextAisthesisAustralian Feminist StudiesQueer Studies in Media and Popular CultureFashion Theory, and The International Journal of Fashion Studies. I also disseminate my work through non-academic channels, contributing to international magazines and art catalogues.

Queer Worldmaking: Design and Affect (University of Technology, Sydney)
04.03.2020
Research Seminar "Queer Asynchrony in the Fashion Imagination"
(IUAV University Venice)
10.12.2019

UPCOMING TALKS

Lecture on Queer and Critical Race Theory
(University of Edinburgh) 
06.11.2019 
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