Assistant curator of dress and textiles
Leeds Museums and Galleries
Vanessa Jones is a curator and lecturer of dress and textile histories and theories. She has worked within the heritage sector for a decade and has taught in higher education for the last two years. She is an expert in curatorial practice around diversifying narratives of eighteenth-century dress, with broader specialisms including sustainable practices of dress consumption and production, global networks of trade, decolonisation and women’s history.
Victorian Parasols: Scientists, Artisans, Historians and Curators in Conversation
Co-authored with Cordula van Wyhe.