Michèle Danjoux

Michèle Danjoux is a fashion designer, experienced educator and co-director of DAP-Lab( http://people.brunel.ac.uk/dap/arch.html ). Her academic positions have included: Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for MA Fashion and Bodywear at De Montfort University and Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design at Nottingham Trent University. Currently she is Research Coordinator at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.

Danjoux’s artistic and research interests centre on design through and as performance, and involve collaboration with dancers, choreographers, musicians and media artists. In 2018, Danjoux was awarded a PhD by the London College of Fashion for her investigations into Design in Motion: Choreosonic Wearables in Performance, an interrogation of the interrelations of body, movement, sound and garment in the generation and exploration of “sounding” costumes to be worn in mediatised performance. She has presented her work at international conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals and her designs have been performed at Kibla Multimedijski Centre, Slovenia; MediaLab Prado, Madrid, Spain; Le Cube, Centre Création Numérique, Paris; Watermans Art Centre and Sadler’s Wells, London.

Design in motion: Choreosonic Wearables in Performance

Supervisors: Helen Thomas, Donatella Barbieri