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Biography

Dr Jess Berry is Senior Lecturer, Design History and Theory. Her research primarily centres around the visual culture of fashion and dress and its interdisciplinary intersections with interior design, architecture, art, new media and film. Berry’s recent publications include 'Mode of a Modern Muse: Fashion and Interior in Edouard Vuillard's Paintings of Misa Natanson' in Designing the French Interior edited by Anca Lasc, Georgina Downey and Mark Taylor (Bloomsbury 2015); articles in the Journal of Design History, Craft + Design EnquiryCritical Studies in Men's Fashion and Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion Beauty and Style. Her current project is the monograph, House of Fashion: Haute Couture and the Modern Interior. https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/house-of-fashion-9781474283403/

Research interests

History and theory of modernism through interdisciplinary approaches to  fashion/interior/architecture

Critical approaches to fashion/interior discourses and representation

Fashion as an expanded field/mobile image

Gender and diversity in design practice/history and theory

Body and spatial practices related to fashion, interior design, architecture and film

Keywords

  • fashion, interior design, history/theory, architecture,

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Projects 2017 2019

Development and Pilot of a Gender Gap App

Kalms, N., Bawden, G., Matthewson, G., Berry, J., Webb, I., Aisenberg, A., Robertson, F. & Sturmfels, B.

21/11/1731/08/18

Project: Research

Research Output 2011 2019

Gluttonous Glamour: Gastro-Porn and the Grotesque in Contemporary Fashion Photography

Berry, J., 2019, Fashion and Contemporaneity: Realms of the Visible. Petican, L. (ed.). Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill NV, p. 113-131 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

House of Fashion: Haute Couture and the Modern Interior

Berry, J., 2018, London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic. 213 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

‘Paris of the East’? Collapsing Fashion Capitals through Fashion Photography of Shanghai and Hong Kong

Berry, J., 2018, Transglobal Fashion Narratives: Clothing Communication, Style Statements and Brand Storytelling. Peirson-Smith, A. & Hancock II, J. H. (eds.). Bristol, UK: Intellect Ltd, p. 281-294 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Mode of a modern muse: Fashion and interior in Édouard Vuillard's paintings of Misia Natanson

Berry, J., 2015, Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media. Lasc, A. I., Downey, G. & Taylor, M. (eds.). London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 119 - 130 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

The 'new look' woman in the city and on the street as represented in fashion photography

Berry, J., 2015, In : Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style. 4, 1, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 2 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Public event

Melbourne Design Week presentation

Jess Berry (Contributor)
17 Mar 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

ARCHITECTURALLY INSPIRED FASHION: GUO PEI’S LEGEND COLLECTION

Jess Berry (Contributor)
3 Mar 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures

Jess Berry (Speaker)
19 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Public talk

Jess Berry (Contributor)
22 Aug 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar