Embodying The Character

My first exhibition project as an MA student of Culture, Criticism, and Curation at Central Saint Martins titled ‘Embodying The Character’ is inspired by the influential work of Jeanetta Cochrane (1882-1957) and the collection of materials in her archive at CSM’s Museum & Study Collection. 

How the humble t-shirt became a political protest tool

From its conception as an undergarment for labourers in the 19th Century, to its first reference in popular culture in F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920 novel This Side of Paradise and universal recognition on Marlon Brando in 1951’s A Streetcar Named Desire, the t-shirt is a hugely underrated garment capable of traversing traditional gender roles in addition to hostingContinue reading “How the humble t-shirt became a political protest tool”


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About Me

Hello! I’m Sufiyeh, previously a Digital Editor and Creative Director for fashion and luxury lifestyle magazines, I now freelance with a multi-disciplinary skillset as an art director, curator and journalist/editor. I specialise in contemporary art, feminist art, fashion, photography and social justice in gender and representation.