Tanveer Ahmed on the freedom and violence of fashion education, and love as a way to reform it

Fashion is a great teacher – The fashion education podcast

May 19 2022 • 48 mins

In this episode you meet Tanveer Ahmed, senior lecturer in Fashion and Race at Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London. She is also a PhD candidate at The Open University, to investigate how to develop ways to teach anti-racist and non-capitalist forms of fashion design. Fashion is a great teacher talks to her about: education as a space for freedom and raising critical consciousness, about brutal educational experiences, about wanting to teach differently and a decolonial framework of love to reform fashion education.

Audio editor: Moritz Bailly
Music by: Johannes von Weizsäcker
Graphic by: Studio Regular