Fashioning professionals : identity and representation at work in the creative industries / edited by Leah Armstrong and Felice McDowell.

"From artist to curator, couturier to fashion blogger, 'creative' professional identities can be viewed as social practices, enacted, performed and negotiated through the media, the public, and industry. Fashioning Professionals addresses what it means to be a creative professional, h...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Armstrong, Leah (Editor), McDowell, Felice (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Fashioning Professionals: History, Theory and Method
  • Leah Armstrong and Felice McDowell
  • I. Inventing
  • 1. Media in the Museum: Fashioning the Design Curator at the Boilerhouse Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Liz Farrelly
  • 2. Fashioning Pop: Stylists, Fashion Work and Popular Music Imagery, Rachel Lifter
  • 3. The Labor of Fashion Blogging, Agn├Ęs Rocamora
  • II. Negotiating
  • 4. Fashioning Professional Identity in the British Advertising Industry: The Women's Advertising Club of London, 1923-1939: 95-114, Philippa Haughton
  • 5. Satirical Representations of the Bauhaus Architect in Simplicissimus Magazine: 115-133, Isabel Rousset
  • 6. The Self as an Art-Work: Performative Self-Representation in the Life and Work of Leonor Fini: 134-155, Andrea Kollnitz
  • III. Making
  • 7. Designer Unknown: Documenting the Mannequin Maker, June Rowe
  • 8. Fashioning the Contemporary Artist: The Spatial Biography of Sue Tompkins, Caroline Stevenson
  • 9. The Maker 2.0: A Craft-Based Approach to Understanding a New Creative Identity, Catharine Rossi.