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  • Philip de Langes Allé 10, Bygning 68. Indgang C+D

    1435 København K

    Denmark

20062019
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

CV

2013 - Associate Professor, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Design School
2010 - Post.doctoral Research Fellow, The Danish Design School
2010 – Ph.D. dissertation defended
2007 – 2008 Maternity leave
2006 – 2007 Ph.D. Scholar, Danmarks Designskole.  On the Nature of Trends: Developing Trend Theory
2005 Research Assistant at MOKO (The Danish Fashion Consortium) under Center for Design Research (CDF)
2004 – 2005 Maternity leave
2003-2004 Freelance writer with assignments for the written press, advertising, PR and publishing.
2002 Project manager and managing editor of the newspaper Dagen
2001 – 2002 Editor in chief of Magazine produced in collaboration with Y&R.
2001 M.A. from Copenhagen University with a dissertation entitled: Plica Ex Plica: Folds and other Baroque Operations in John Donne’s Songs and Sonnets and Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy. The dissertation explored the possibility of a Baroque literary tradition in England.
1999 Managing editor of Eurowoman Magazine.
1997 – 1999 Contributing editor to BOMB Magazine, New York, project manager for monography about the artist Janine Antoni (Cantz), studies with Rosalind Krauss at Columbia University, and freelance writer and critic for Danish magazines, newspapers and DR, Danish Broadcasting Corporation.
1994 – 1995 Exchange student at Universiteit van Amsterdam

I hold an MA in English Literature from the University of Copenhagen and a Ph.D. from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design. My main research interests include identity construction including issues of gender, status, power, and trend mechanisms.

Keywords

  • History and culture
  • Fashion history
  • Design history
  • Media history
  • Visual culture
  • Communication
  • Social identity
  • Zeitgeist
  • Consumer behavior
  • Visual culture
  • Fashion and design mediation
  • Visual staging
  • Media culture
  • Fashion and textiles
  • concept development
  • design process
  • trend mechanisms
  • tactility
  • Sustainability
  • Theory and philosophy
  • Post-structuralism
  • Phenomenology
  • Postmodernism
  • Philosophy of design
  • Gender studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Architecture
  • Spatial analysis
  • Urban design
  • Space and modernity
  • Social Interaction and Everyday Life

Projects 2012 2016

Research Output 2006 2019

Theory in Practice: A Nordic Approach to Teaching Fashion Design

Mackinney-Valentin, M., Mar 2019, In : Russian Fashion Theory: the Journal of Dress, Body & Culture. Nordic Issue, 51, p. 47-68

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Dreamscapes

Mackinney-Valentin, M., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formContribution to exhibitionResearch

In Your Face: Masculine Style Stories and the Fashionable Beard

Mackinney-Valentin, M. & Brun Petersen, T., May 2018, Transglobal Fashion Narratives: Vestimentary communication, style statements and brand storytelling. Peirson-Smith, A. & H. Hancock II, J. (eds.). Intellect, p. 193-214 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Klædt i fiktion – Når fortællinger materialiserer sig på kroppen

Mackinney-Valentin, M. & Ion Wille, J., Apr 2018, In : Kosmorama. 271, 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

Open Access

Mode som maske

Mackinney-Valentin, M., Oct 2018, Dansk Modeleksikon. København: Gyldendal, p. 108-110 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Prizes

Activities 2006 2019

The history of women's underwear

Maria Mackinney-Valentin (Lecturer)
3 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Teaching Fashion Theory in Practice

Maria Mackinney-Valentin (Lecturer)
10 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

William Morris: Design, håndværk - og aktivisme

Maria Mackinney-Valentin (Lecturer)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Vogue Like a Painting

Maria Mackinney-Valentin (Lecturer)
12 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

Den røde tråd

Maria Mackinney-Valentin

02/09/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

De unge forbrugere

Maria Mackinney-Valentin

03/06/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Københavnerne har gjort klip-klapper cool

Maria Mackinney-Valentin

20/04/2019

1 media contribution

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Viljen til Seier

Maria Mackinney-Valentin

08/04/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Perspektiv til interview med Michelle Obama

Maria Mackinney-Valentin

01/04/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media