BiographyCaroline Stevenson is Head of Cultural and Historical Studies at London College of Fashion. She is a curator and writer, working across the fields of contemporary art and fashion. Caroline has produced projects and programmed events for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, V&A Museum, ICA, Arcade East, Tenderbooks, Kunstverein München, Dutch Design Week and a range of temporary spaces. Her curatorial practice has been recognised through grants from Arts Council England and the British Council.
Caroline is co-founder of Modus, an international networking platform for expanded thinking and dialogue around fashion practice and theory, based at Onomatopee in Eindhoven. She publishes scholarly writing on contemporary artists and designers and writes fiction and critical essays. Her current research focuses on interdisciplinary and situated practice, fashion writing and intersections between practice and theory.
Caroline is a member of the Centre for Fashion Curation and co-convenor of the Fashion Design and Visual Arts Research Hub. She welcomes students for research supervision in the areas of fashion practice, curation, cultural studies and art theory.
- Stevenson C. Content (2010)
- Stevenson C. (I was there) when it all went down (2019)
- Stevenson C. Fashioning the Contemporary Artist: The Spatial Biography of Sue Tompkins (2018)
- Stevenson C. Identity, research and the arts curriculum: Counterstorytelling as academic practice (2015)
Conference, Symposium or Workshop item
- Stevenson C. Working in the Interzone: Fashion as Interdisciplinary Practice (2016)
- Stevenson C. What is Critical Fashion Practice (2015)
- Stevenson C. ‘Reading the landscape: The Performative Labour of Sue Tompkins and Matthew Damhave’ (2015)
- Stevenson C. What I talk about when I talk about my thoughts...Truth and Uncertainty in the Art and Design Institution (2013)
Current research students
- Anna Fitzpatrick, FASHIONING POLITICAL ACTORS: how can fashion be used to enable political agency in a shift towards a more democratic and sustainable society? (Joint supervisor)
Curation and culture