Cultural theorist and Professor of Fashion, ArtEZ University of the Arts (Netherlands)
Daniëlle Bruggeman is cultural theorist and Professor of Fashion at ArtEZ University of the Arts in the Netherlands. The Fashion Professorship aims to develop critical theories and practices in order to explore, better understand, and rethink the cracks in the fashion system and the role that fashion plays – and could potentially play – in relation to urgent socio-cultural, environmental and political developments in contemporary society. Daniëlle Bruggeman holds a PhD in Cultural Studies and has published on topics like the fluid, performative and embodied dimensions of identity, and fashion as a new materialist aesthetics. The publication Dissolving the Ego of Fashion: Engaging with Human Matters (2018, published by ArtEZ Press) presents the main research themes of the Fashion Professorship.