Dr Noriko Onohara

Open Lecture

‘Japan as Fashion, Contemporary Reflections on ’Being Fashionable’

Dr Noriko Onohara is an associate professor at University of Hyogo, Japan, and a visiting research fellow at Victoria & Albert Museum, UK (2009 – 2010). She got Ph.D. in 2004 from Kyoto University with the dissertation entitled ‘Semiotic Studies of Fashion and Clothes’. Her forthcoming book focuses on the poetics of Vivienne Westwood, Gothic Lolita and underwear, and visual performance of Japanese girl pro-wrestlers.

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