Current Role                                                                                                            Previous Employment/ Consultancy                                                                Exhibition Practice

Research; Charlotte Gorse

Research Interests

Contemporary fashion jewellery; semiotics & narrative within fashion & material culture; objectification and fetish within women’s erotic literature; gender and sexual politics

Research Publications

(Submission underway);

‘Veiled Histories’ Gorse, C (2012), Digital Creativity; Special Issue on Design Fictions. Routledge, London

Gorse, C. (2004). Domestic Bliss, Coventry University Press. 1-903818-98-2

Seabra, T. (2004). Meeting Point(s); European Studio Jewellery. Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian. 972-635-153-7

Horn, A. (2002). Made In The Middle. Craftspace Touring Press. 0-9526832-6-1

Beatriz Chadour, A. (1994). Rings: Alice and Louis Koch Collection; 4000 years of European Jewellery. London, Maney Press. 0-9012864-5-1

Research Degree Supervision

Davis, N. (2006-2009). Aesthetic Prosthetic: Contemporary Medical Product Design London Metropolitan University; Director of Studies.

Baghdadi, A. (2007-2009). Contemporary Jewellery within Saudi Arabia. London Metropolitan University; 2nd Supervisor.

Oncan, M. (2010- ). Contemporary Typographical Vehicles, Visual Dialects and Cultural Meaning in Turkey. London Metropolitan University; Director of Studies (underway)

Safaii Rad, F. (2010- ) Patterns and Symbols in the Persian Carpet. London Metropolitan University; Director of Studies (underway)

Serewiwattana, O. (2009- ) Tin Chok Textiles and the Weaving tradition of Mae Chaem, Thailand. London Metropolitan University: Director of Studies (underway)

Other Research Activities

Submission underway);

2013 Speaker, ‘Veiled Histories: Petticoats & Body Scanners’, Crafting the Future– 10th Conference of European Academy of Design, Gothenburg, Sweden

(Submission underway);

2012 Parallel Speaker, ‘Objectify; Erotic Objects of Beauty’, MAKING– an international conference on Materiality & Knowledge, Notodden, Norway

(Submission underway):

2012 Speaker, Veiled Histories: Gender and manufacture’ Creativity and Democracy, 3rd iJaDE NSEAD research conference, Liverpool John Moores

2012 Conference Delegate, ‘Schmuck 2012′ Munich, Germany

2012  Conference Delegate, ‘Lost in Lace’, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

2008 Conference Delegate, ‘Schmuck 2008’ Munich, Germany

2007 Conference Delegate, ‘Inhorgenta; Business Connections’ Munich, Germany

2006 Conference Delegate, ‘Preparing for UoA64’ Paul Gough, Rootstein Hopkins Space, London

2006 Conference Delegate, ‘Blue Skies & Singing Rings’ AHRC ICT Expert Seminar, Dana Centre

2005 Invited Speaker, ‘Domestic Bliss; Responses to Research’ Arlis Annual Conference, Aston University

2005 Conference Delegate, ‘Rising **** Improving Quality in Design Research’ Design Research Society

2004 Conference Delegate, ‘Pixelraiders 2; Contemporary Crafts & Digital Media’, Sheffield University.

2004 Invited Speaker, ‘Sensual artefact; engendered adornment’; ‘ad2004’ Conference Paper, Coventry.

2003 Jewellery Masterclass, Arco Centro de Arte & Communicacao Visual, Portugal (British Council)

2000 Conference Delegate, ‘Futures of Applied Art Museums’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Funding Support & Partnerships

2011- ERDF (160k); ‘Time, Experience Objects; Digital Design & Manufacture Studio’

2007- 2009 Arts Council England (27k); ‘Invisible London; London in Graphics’, S Edwards, Iain Banks, LMU

2007- 2009 Jewellery Sector Investment Plan (120k); ‘Digital Training for Jewellers’, Metropolitan Works

2005- 2007 RCF (80k); ‘Digital//Craft; European Textile Network Conference’ LMU

2005- RCF (various); Individual Research Project bids (x 20), Design School LMU

2005- Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths (40k); ‘Make Time’ Skills CPD, LMU

2004-2005 AHRC Small Grant (5k); ‘Picturing Practice; Research Models for Art & Design’ C Gorse, CSAD