Fashion and Activism: Black Women Student Style in the Museum

Wednesday 2 March 2022

The Textile Arts program at Portland State University hosts Dyese Matthews to discuss her research on fashion and activism


Dyese Matthews is currently a PhD student in Apparel Design at Cornell University. In her research she aims to explore embodied experiences of dress, the intersections of dress practices and identity negotiations, Black empowerment and dress practices, Black dress history, societal sustainability throughout the fashion system, and consumer behavior practices related to textiles and apparel.

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