Dr. Timo Rissanen
Editorial Board Member
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, THE NEW SCHOOL
Dr. Timo Rissanen has been the Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons School of Design since 2010. He was born in Finland and trained as a fashion designer at UTS in Sydney, Australia. Rissanen completed a practice-based PhD at UTS in 2013, focusing on zero waste fashion design. As an artist he has focused on fashion, labor and waste through installation, performance and cross-stitched poetry. Rissanen co-curated Fashioning Now in 2009 and Yield in 2011, and he has co-published two books on fashion and sustainability. His website can be found at https://timorissanen.com/.