Dr Sarah Gilligan is the programme leader for the FdA Design for the Creative Industries course and teaches art, design and contextual studies at Hartlepool College (United Kingdom). In 2018, she officially launched the Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures (FCVC) Network with Petra Krpan (Zagreb University) with the support of the British Academy. She holds a Ph.D. from the Royal Holloway in media arts and her research and publications centre on clothing and gendered identities on and beyond the screen. Sarah most recently published her open-access article ‘Suits and subcultures: Costuming and masculinities in the films of Pedro Almodóvar’ (co-written with Jacky Collins) in Film, Fashion & Consumption, 8:2. She is currently working on further collaborative research on costuming identities with Jacky Collins, guest-editing special issues of Intellect journals and developing new practice-based research on tactile transmediality.