The social life of a denim jacket
This article discusses the social life of a denim jacket as an item of apparel, as a museum object and a personal possession. It highlights its intersections with Cambodian and Australian history and shows how it works as a composition and means of composing personal experience. The discussion is located in a cultural approach to oral history and in museum studies discussion about representations of Australian migration history. It is also inspired by the Global Denim research project. A...[Show more]
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