Alison J Clarke is Professor of Design History and Theory at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. She regularly engages in academic debate concerning matters of material culture and style, recently co-organising an international fashion symposium The Death of Taste (2007) at the ICA, London and MAK, Vienna exploring the dynamics of fashion change. She has contributed to a range of media including Fashion Theory, The Guardian, Der Standard, BBC Radio 4 Today programme, BBC Nightwaves and as a ‘design anthropologist’ recently presented for a BBC 2 television series Home. Her present research examines the rise of children’s fashion consumption.



  1. 23 Jul 2008
    Alison Clarke features in a project.

    Political Fashion