Leadville, Colorado

My name is Lori Hall-Araujo and I study dress as a mode of communication.  I'm interested in material culture and the ways people engage with media to create meaning.  I have worked in museums and private collections to organize and curate.  My research, which I've presented and published internationally, often engages ethnographic methods.  I am currently a Visiting Scholar in the Museum and Exhibitions Studies (MUSE) Program at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

 

 

Recent Projects

Film still of Angel
Cinematographer: Mark Comiskey

Currently in post-production for The Greeting.  This short film is written by Kristina Lebedeva, directed by Brian Shaw with photography by Mark Comiskey and starring Angel Smigielski.  My role: costume designer, production designer, illustrator.

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News & Upcoming Events

Guest editor for a special issue of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture.  Check out the call for papers here.

Resident artist at Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico (Sept. 2021).

The Culture Hustler

Musing for modern minds.

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