Elina Ivanov commended for her ‘West Coast Ophelia’ dissertation
Fashion and Dress History grad Elina is announced as a runner-up in the Association for Art History’s Dissertation Prize 2017.
Elina’s 2017 dissertation was titled ‘West Coast Ophelia: Stevie Nicks and Representations of Pre-Raphaelite Femininity in Fashion and Rock Music of the 1960-70s’. It explores how myth – in the visual form of Pre-Raphaelite imagery – has been used to establish, express, and interpret gender identity through the clothed female body. Read Elina’s dissertation here.
In other, very exciting news, Brighton is hosting the Association for Art History’s 2019 conference which will attract around 1,000 delegates) – the call for submissions is open here.
Find out about our Fashion and Dress History BA(Hons).