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Biography

Claire Barber joined the University of Huddersfield in 2009 and is currently Senior Lecturer in Textile Practice to support students specializing in a range of textile art and craft subjects.

Since graduating from Fine Art (Tapestry) at the Royal College of Art in 1994, Claire has pursued a peripatetic career exhibiting widely and completing over twenty artist-in residency and commissioning models in the UK and across Eastern Europe, Australia and Japan. 

 

In 2016 Claire Barber received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Publication in recognition of a programme of work entitled Cloth in Action: The Transformative Power of Cloth in Communities.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Textiles and art,
  • Crafting communities,
  • Public transport and
  • Site-specificity

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Research Output 2014 2019

Open Access
Artist-in-residence
Social Anthropology
Artistic Practice
Clothing
Photography

The Train Track and the Basket

Barber, C., 1 Apr 2017

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

cultural event
mass movement
Mongolia
Iceland
New Zealand

The Train Track and the Basket

Barber, C., 22 May 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Making futures.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Artwork
Basket
Train
Railway Station
Transmigration

Crafting the community

Barber, C. L., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. 8, 1, p. 59-71 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

community
student
learning
homelessness
Values

Ventilation Dress II

Barber, C., 2 Jul 2016

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

Leonardo Da Vinci
Art Exhibitions
Plinths
Artwork
Flight

Activities 2013 2018

  • 10 Invited talk
  • 1 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Oral presentation

The Train Track and the Basket: The Aesthetic Dimension of Textiles Within a Site Specific Practice

Claire Barber (Speaker)
12 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (Journal)

Claire Barber (Reviewer)
1 Jan 2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

Mining Textiles

Claire Barber (Speaker)
28 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Mining Couture: A Manifesto for Common Wear

Claire Barber (Speaker)
10 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

File

The Transmigration Project

Claire Barber (Keynote speaker)
22 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk