Katelyn Toth-Fejel is a PhD student at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts where her research mixes methods from art, design and anthropology to study the social practices of fashion, localism and mapmaking.
Her art practice over the last decade has focused on links between community, clothing and sustainability with an emphasis on local resources, particularly foraged plant dyes. This work has been featured in numerous UK publications including the books: Lost in London; Adventures in the City’s Wild Outdoors and Adrift. Katelyn was also a co-director for many years of the design collective, Here Today Here Tomorrow.
Her recent publications include:
‘Here Today Here Tomorrow: experimental socially engaged business’, co-authored with Julia Crew and Anna-Maria Hesse (to be published in the forthcoming book, What’s going on? a discourse in fashion, design and sustainability.
Katelyn previously worked for the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts London assisting on a variety of projects and including the Local Wisdom project, an international research project exploring satisfying and resourceful practices associated with using clothes and led by Professor Kate Fletcher.