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Press/Media biography

Kate Fletcher is a researcher, writer and design activist, whose work over the past 15 years has shaped the field of fashion and sustainability. She also works with fashion businesses, education, non-profits and with government. She is author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys (2008) and co-author of Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change (2012).

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Selected media

Radio
6 September 2012. Local Wisdom on Danish Local Radio (in Danish).
5 September 2012. Local Wisdom on Danish National Radio (in Danish)
24 April 2012. Sustainable Fashion discussion on The Last Word, TodayFM, Ireland.

TV
March 2011. TV8 Oslo. Feature on Local Wisdom,
November 2011. Globo TV, Brazil. Interview on Slow Fashion.
February 2011. Fashion Talks, Stockholm, Sweden. Moderator of panel discussion on Future Fibres.

Print media
7 September 2012. Kolding_Tøjet fik taletid på biblioteket  (Piece on Local Wisdom) in JV, Denmark (in Danish)
12 May 2012, Local Wisdom Project in Totally Dublin, Ireland
6 May 2012. Local Wisdom Project Feature in Sunday Independent Magazine, Ireland.
29 April 2012. Local Wisdom Project Feature in Sunday Business Post, Ireland
2 April 2012. Local Wisdom Project p18 and p19. Dagsavisen, Oslo, Norway.
22 March 2012. Local Wisdom Feature. Aftenposten, Oslo, Norway.
May 2011. Sublime Magazine. Issue 27. Feature on Local Wisdom and the ‘Craft of Use’. Sublime Issue 27 Users_Craft
April 2011. San Francisco Chronicle. Feature on Local Wisdom.

Online media
February 2012. Interview with Kate Fletcher. Interview in Portuguese on the blog ‘Costura Susentavel’
November 2012. Kate Fletcher: Using Local Wisdom to Craft our Use. Interview on Urban Times
Oct/Nov 2012. Kate Fletcher on Fashion and Sustainability. Q&A feature in American Craft.
September 2012. The Eco-friendly Fashion Connundrum. Article on Kate Fletcher’s fashion and sustainability presentation in St Louis. MI, on the St Louis Post Despatch.
August 2012. Local Wisdom taps CCA. Feature on Local Wisdom San Francisco, San Francisco Gate.
August 2012. Localflux. Interview.
May 2012. Book interview for “Fashion & Sustainability: Design for Change”. EcoSalon website.
March 2012. Local Wisdom Feature. Oslo Nights