Lydia Wooldridge is a PhD candidate under the AHRC's SWW-DTP. Her interdisciplinary research project,  Materialising Migration: Transcultural Textiles in Germany, offers new insights into transcultural encounter and visual culture (textile focus). 

Lydia studied Multi-Media Textile Design at Loughborough University, graduating with a BA Hons (1st) in 2013. Whilst completing her undergraduate degree she spent a year studying and working in Germany under the ERASMUS scheme. She studied Modern Languages (Visual Culture) at the University of Bristol, earning an MA (Distinction).

Lydia teaches across a range of HE courses at Bristol School of Art. She works with students on core modules and collaborative projects examining critical questions in art and design.

CV available on request.