The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of The African Diaspora
Principal Investigator: Carol Tulloch
The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of The African Diaspora considered the individual and group style practices in different parts of the African as prisms of cultural and social commentary. Based on case studies of either complete looks or a single garment, with a date range from the late 19th century to the 21st century, the book considers expanded notions of place, heritage and auto/biography.
Outputs realised from the research project:
Monday 20 June 2016 Group discussion - The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of the African Diaspora at The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, The Strand, London.
Carol is a member of the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation.