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Catherine Dormor

Catherine Dormor, PhD by Practice, is Head of Research Programmes at the Royal College of Art, London.  A practicing artist and researcher, her interests bring together materiality, imagery and language of cloth as a strategy for thinking about, and making sites of practice.  

She has these forthcoming publications: A Philosophy of Textile: between practice and theory (Bloomsbury), a chapter in The Erotic Cloth: seduction and fetishism in Textiles (Millar & Kettle: Bloomsbury) and an article ‘The Event of the Stitch: the seamstress, the traveller and the storyteller’ (Textile: Taylor & Francis). 

She has artworks in international and UK collections and is an active member of the prestigious 62 Group of Textile Artists, UK.

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