Research Lead (Academic) School of Media & Communication and Research/Knowledge Exchange Lead School of Design & Technology at London College of Fashion, UAL
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 where she also coordinated staff research activity for the Fashion Subject. Danjoux’s own research and artistic interests centre on design and performance, and the interactive potentials of wearables in real-time immersive performance contexts. She is currently completing her doctoral study with the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts. Her practice-based PhD is entitled Design-in-Motion: Choreosonic Wearables in Performance. The project interrogates the choreographic space of real-time interactive dance performance through experimentation with specially designed ‘audiophonic garments/accessories. Danjoux has presented her work at international conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals and her designs have been performed at Kibla Multimedijski Centre, Kibla, Slovenia, Watermans Art Centre and Sadler’s Wells, Lilian Baylis Studios, London.
Supervisors: Helen Thomas, Donatella Barbieri