Alexis Vandeweerd is a research assistant at the Luxembourg School of Religion & Society and a doctoral candidate at the Institut d’Études Romanes, Médias et Arts (IRMA) at the University of Luxembourg. He is currently working on the iconology of Martin Margiela’s fashion through a visual lens, in search of a concept of profane mysticism.
Fashion, visual studies, profane mysticism
Luxembourg School of Religion & Society, in partnership with Institut d’Études Romanes, Médias et Arts (IRMA), University of Luxembourg
Contributions to LUX:plorations:
Through Mind and Space
Why did you participate in LUX:plorations?
“I participated in LUX:plorations because I wanted to explore new ways of communicating my research and satisfy my curiosity. I believe that engaging with a diverse group of people and sharing knowledge in an interactive setting can result in innovative perspectives and ideas.”
What did you like most about LUX:plorations?
“What I enjoyed most was the opportunity to work with other students and create something together. It was really inspiring to see individuals from different backgrounds and disciplines come together to produce something unique. I really liked how art and science were combined in one course.”
What was the biggest challenge for you?
“My biggest challenges were communicating my research ideas to people outside my field and simplifying complex concepts for a general audience.”