Otago Polytechnic

Research from Stella Lange

Departments: College of Art, Design and Architecture

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Stella is the postgraduate coordinator in the School of Design and a Principal Lecturer. Stella's research interests are textile craft and repair, bridging historical research with contemporary practice. Stella has a PhD on garment leather, and a Bachelor of Consumer and Applied Science (First Class Honours), both from the University of Otago. Stella has been a PhD examiner for RMIT in Melbourne and AUT in Auckland, and a Master's examiner for Massey University and AUT. She is on Otago Polytechnic's Ethics Committee, and heads the Cat B ethics committe for the School of Design. Stella believes that process is a key element of successful design and research and encourages students to look at the systems and theories that support development and understanding. Textile craft and theories of activism underpin her creative work - with results that include published/presented papers, exhibited work and published designs for hand knits.

ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3676-4331

Creative Work

Lange (2019) Dirty Ice https://issuu.com/dunedinschoolofart/docs/art_water_exhibition_catalogue_2019?fbclid=IwAR2zUFxq5399bYPg57VJv_IjaKzwQezFWMQ6-fiL2J-SUP2osiqfPno6lkM

Conference Contribution - Other

Lange, S. (2017) Let me fix that for you. Respect Existence or Expect Resistance: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, 6-10 Dec 2017.

Lange, S. (2010) Something Aside for a Rainy Day. Costume and Textiles Association of New Zealand, 9th Annual Symposium, Saturday 12th June - Sunday 13th June 2010, the New Dowse Art Musuem, Lower Hutt.

Bridie, L. & Lange, S. (2009) Curricula in Crisis. ANZAAE 2009 Conference, Dunedin, April. http://www.anzaae2009.org.nz/keynote-speakers/roundtable-info/

Lange, S. & Pritchard, C. (2008) How did they do that? New Zealand Costume and Textiles Section Annual Conference, Addressing the Margins. March 28-30, 2008, Otago Museum, Dunedin.

Lange, S (2005) Rethinking the Fashion Design Project Assessment Process FINZ Fashion Educators Conference 2005, Auckland 10 - 11 August

Lange, S. (2004) Research currently being undertaken by Otago Polytechnic FINZ National conference of Fashion educators of New Zealand, Dunedin 19 - 20 August

Brook, P., Lange, S., Robinson-Tromop, J (2001) An experimental thermistor blanket Proceedings of the National Advisory Committee in Computing Qualifications Napier 14 July 429 Poster

Journal Article

White, M. & Lange, S. (2017) Maud Short’s sampler. Context, Spring 2017.

Lange, S (2011) Impoverished Craft Engangled, Http://entangledmagazine.com, Issue , pp 132-141

Lange, S., Laing, R.M., Niven, B.E., Scobie, D.R., and 2 others (2002) Deer leather as a material for outerwear Journal of the Society of leather Technologists and Chemists Vol 86, Issue 4 157-162

Gore, S. Laing, R.M. Lange, S. Scobie, D.R. 1 other, (2001) Changes to surface flaws on deer hides during processing to garment leather Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists Vol 84, Issue 1, 183-187

Lange, S., Niven B.E., Laing, R.M. (2000) Suitability of leather for garments - differences in selected properties attributable to processing and sampling location Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists 84(1) 1-5

Lange, S., Niven, B.E., Laing, R.M. (2000) Specimen site and number of skins required to represent selected physical properties of ovine garment leather Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists 84(3) 127-131

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Lange, S. (2009) Mrs Francis Barker Knits. 8th Annual Symposium of the Costume and Textiles Association of New Zealand, Napier, May 30-31.

Lange, S. (2007) Assessing fashion design students' work - a model for shared studio teaching and integrated assessment. ConnectED 2007, International Conference on Design Education, Melbourne, 9-12 July. http://www.connected2007.com.au/

Lange, S., Barton, M. & Sailaj, R. (2006) Assessing a designed fashion collection: There has to be a better way. In Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial IPTNZ Research Conference - Research that works, linking research to teaching and learning. Hawkes Bay, Eastern Institute of Technology, 28-29 September.

Thesis – Masters/Doctoral

Lange, S (2000) Improving specification of ovine garment leather University of Otago Library, Dunedin

Research and Expertise