Clarissa Bluhm received her BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Art, Music and Theatre Studies from LMU Munich. She is currently obtaining her master’s degree in Art History. Since 2019, she has been a student assistant in the DFG-funded project "Fashion & Styles in African Cities: Case Studies from Douala and Lagos". Her research interests centre around fashion, ethnicity and the usage of social media in debates dealing with cultural appropriation. In her MA thesis she focuses on contemporary engagements with and interpretations of Indigenous cultural resources, especially in Canada and the USA.
For more information, read about the DFG-funded project Fashion & Styles in African Cities: Case Studies from Douala and Lagos.