Dr Mathilda Tham
Fashion maverick and metadesigner
Professor, designer, and author. Cofounder of the Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion.
“I will never have the full picture or come up with the full solution on my own. But together, if we are brave, and rely on other people and come up with ideas with others, then perhaps we have a chance.”
Dr Mathilda Tham is a feminist activist and metadesigner who’s work creates thought and action spaces outside the economic growth logic. She is Professor in Design at Linnaeus University, Sweden where she has pioneered degree programmes focused on change making, affiliated with Goldsmiths, University of London. Her visionary work into research as activism, transdisciplinary co-creation and fashion as futures making has been published internationally. She is also the co-author of Earth Logic: Fashion Action Research Plan, with Kate Fletcher, and a cofounder of the Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion.