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Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Alyona Sokolnikova
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Alyona Sokolnikova

This week’s Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar looks at design amidst the Cold War. Alyona Sokolnikova, independent researcher, writer, curator and teacher, and founder of the Women Designers: USSR research project, spoke to DHS Ambassador Alexandra Banister about her work on women designers in the Soviet Union, 1960-1980.

19 May 2022 -

Interviews
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Bettina Siegele
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Bettina Siegele

This week’s Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar looks at design amidst the Cold War. Our Ambassador Alexandra Banister interviewed Bettina Siegele, Assistant Professor and PhD Researcher in the Department of Architectural Theory at the University of Innsbruck, about her research into feminist approaches to architectural history ahead of her paper on the architect Karola Bloch.

18 May 2022 -

Interviews
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Francesco Guida
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Francesco Guida

This week’s Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar looks at design amidst the Cold War. Francesco E. Guida, Assistant Professor in the Department of Design at Politecnico di Milano, spoke to our Ambassador Alexandra Banister about his research ahead of his paper on women pioneers in the Golden Age of Italian graphic design.

17 May 2022 -

Interviews
Parisa Heidari: 'The role of women in the development of endowment in Islamic lands – A case study: women acquaintances in Safavid and Ottoman rule'
Parisa Heidari: 'The role of women in the development of endowment in Islamic lands – A case study: women acquaintances in Safavid and Ottoman rule'

As part of our Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar series, Parisa Heidari, Master in Architecture Studies at the School of Architecture in the University of Tehran, and Hamed Mazaherian, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture in the University of Tehran, presented as part of a wider discussion on ‘Archives and Beyond: Strategies for Historical Research in Gender in Design’. Due to technical difficulties with their pre-recorded talk, we have transcribed their presentation into a blog post.

12 May 2022 -

Features
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Laura Martínez de Guereñu
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Laura Martínez de Guereñu

Session six of our Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar series looks at collaboration and collective practice. Ahead of her paper on Lilly Reich’s contributions at the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition, Martínez de Guereñu tells our Ambassador Alexandra Banister more about her research.

12 May 2022 -

Interviews
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Dr Alexandra Chiriac
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Dr Alexandra Chiriac

Session six of our Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar series looks at collaboration and collective practice. Ahead of her paper on M. H. Maxy and Mela Brun-Maxy, Dr Alexandra Chiriac, a Leonard A. Lauder Postdoctoral Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, tells our Ambassador Alexandra Banister more about her research.

11 May 2022 -

Interviews
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Jaleen Grove
Hidden Histories: Gender in Design interview: Jaleen Grove

Ahead of this week's Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar themed 'dress and graphic design,' DHS Ambassador Alexandra Banister speaks to Dr Jaleen Grove, Assistant Professor in Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and Associate Editor for the Journal of Illustration, ahead of her paper on Olive Allen and Edwardian girls’ media.

5 May 2022 -

Interviews
Provocative Places: Antilia, Mumbai
Provocative Places: Antilia, Mumbai

Welcome to the next in our "Provocative Places" series, in which DHS Ambassador Alexandra Banister looks at Antilia, the private residence of the Ambani family in Mumbai, and issues of the wealth divide as articulated through architecture.

4 May 2022 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces

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