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  • 02/06/2014

    Bisexual and Invisible Memory – Gendered Design History of Domestic Sewing Machine

    Article of the I Research Grant for the Study of Domestic Appliances (2013).
    Now you can read and download the first of two articles resulting from First research grant for the study of domestic appliances organised by the Design History Foundation together with the Collection Alfaro Hofmann.
    It  is a study on the sewing machine seen from a gender perspective.
    The author, Li Zhang is design history professor at the Beijing Information Science and Techonology University.

    The article, written in English can be downloaded here: Zhang, Li-Bisexual and Invisible Memory- Gendered Design History of Domestic Sewing Machine, 1850-1950