Hannah Proctor

is finishing a PhD on Soviet psychology at Birkbeck, University of London.


Synthetic dreams

Gender, modernity and art silk stockings

The world’s first synthetic fabric, rayon, was spun into artificial silk stockings and worn by the same women who mass produced it. Hannah Proctor uses this as a guiding metaphor for her analysis of interwar gender politics and their relation to today.

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