Patricia Brien is a UK-based curator and academic. She is currently researching towards her PhD in the Environmental Humanities and Curating with a focus on Textile Cultures at Bath Spa University. In September 2019 she will be curating ‘Material Flow’ at Museum in the Park, Stroud as part of the Wool & Water Festival.
She has written for several International trend forecasting and lifestyle publications, and worked in news broadcasting for Reseau France Outre-Mer in Paris.
For 15 years she worked as an academic in Fashion at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the Head of the Fashion & 3D Design and Interior Design departments at University of South Wales, Cardiff. She is currently working as an associate lecturer at Bath Spa University, Sion Hill Campus and Ravensbourne University London. and in the practice of textile based art relations in the human and more-than-human world.
HOLBURNE MUSEUM, BATH - Speaker: Portable Place Salon - Place, identity and design (April 2018)