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Prof. Dr. Gabriele Mentges

Professor , Fakultät 16 Institut für Kunst und Materielle Kultur, TU Dortmund University

Associated Professorship

Institute for textile production and its teaching/comparative textile science, cultural history,


Professorship of cultural history of clothing/fashion/textiles. Study period in Paris. Student of ethnology, anthropology, sociology and philosophy at the Universities of Hamburg, Heidelberg, Marburg.

Focus of Work

Clothing and body history since the early modern age, fashion discourses, museology, everyday and industrial culture.

Research and Practice projects (selection)

Altern als Perspektive: Ressourcenorientierung bei Frauen und Männern

Publications (selection)

Websitelink to my Publications


fashion, culture, body, clothing, techno-culture, techno-textiles, piercing


Languages and Cultural Studies, Art and Design