Episode 28 – Michael Jackson and Fashion

Abstract: In this episode Karin and Elizabeth discuss Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking use of clothing and costume, creating his own unique brand of fashion. We also explore Jackson’s unique sense of style and the hidden meanings behind his use of cosmetics to create highly memorable characters, which remain iconic to this day.


REFERENCE AS:

Merx, Karin, and Elizabeth Amisu. “Episode 28 – Michael Jackson and Fashion” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 4, no. 2 (2017). Published electronically 21/08/17. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-28/.


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Episode 28 – Michael Jackson’s Fashion
by Karin Merx & Elizabeth Amisu

Karin Merx BMus, MA, is editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, and author of  ‘A festive parade of highlights. La Grande Parade as evaluation of the museum policy of Edy De Wilde at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam’. Find out more about Karin here.

Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies and author of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife. Find out more about Elizabeth here.


All Our References and Where to Easily Find Them

1. Elizabeth Amisu,'”Liberace Has Gone to War”: Undressing Michael Jackson’s Fashion’, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Praeger, 2016).
2. Michael Bush, The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson (Insight Editions, 2012).
3. Nada Basheer, ‘Academic Book Review: The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson‘, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies Vol. 3 Issue 4 (2017) http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/academic-book-review-of-the-king-of-style-dressing-michael-jackson-by-michael-bush/
5. Mary van der Heijden, My Michael Jackson Dolls http://www.michaeljackson-dolls.com
6. Elizabeth Amisu,'”Liberace Has Gone to War”: Undressing Michael Jackson’s Fashion’, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Praeger, 2016) p. 66
7. Artwork by Karin Merx, http://karinmerx.co.uk/illustrations-drawings/
8. Elizabeth Amisu,'”With All His Beauteous Race”: High-Status Blacks in The Masque of Blackness and The Merchant of Venice‘, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Praeger, 2016) p. 207-234.
9. Elizabeth Amisu, Teaching Michael Jackson Studies Online Course (Online Arts Education & Writing Eliza Publishing)
Downloadable PDF Press Release | Official Course Page.

10. Elizabeth Amisu, ed., Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation – Michael Jackson & Prince (Writing Eliza Publishing, 2017).
Downloadable PDF Press Release | Buy Here

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