Zoë Hendon is the Head of Collections at the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA). She and her team work closely with colleagues across the University to ensure the museum’s collections are well used in learning and research within Middlesex and beyond.
PGCHE, Education, Middlesex University (2002)
MA, Museum Studies, University of Leicester (1997)
Postgraduate Diploma, Cultural Studies, University of East London (1996)
BA (Hons), History, University of York (1993)
Learning & Teaching Interests
Research Outputs & Interests
Zoë's research interests relate to the collections at the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, particularly the Silver Studio Collection. Further research interests include wallpaper, textiles, the history of art and design education in the UK, and the influence of Japan on Western art and design
current research projects:
currently heading a research project entitled “Katagami in Practice: Japanese Stencils in the Art School”, funded by Arts Council England
Convened the 2016 Design History Conference, ‘Design and Time’, held at Middlesex University
Hendon, Zoë (2017) Handwork rendered expeditious: the Rottmann-Silver stencil venture of the 1890s. In: DresserFest: Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods, 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2017, Teesside University, United Kingdom.
Hendon, Zoë (2017) 'Inexpensive but not cheap': the methodological challenges of wallpaper in working class interiors. In: The Working Class at Home 1770-2017, 04 May 2017, The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA.