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Kassia St Clair is an accomplished public speaker with experience on radio, TV and at live events.

She is a regular contributor to NPR’s Marketplace, has presented segments for Monocle 24 on topics including trend forecasting, bright sports kit and the ownership of colours. She contributed to CNN’s ‘Great by Design’ series, discussing Vantablack, the world’s blackest black, and has been a guest on BBC Radio 4′s Saturday Live, Woman’s Hour, Radio 5 Live, RTE and BBC Radio Scotland, London and Oxford.

Public appearances include lectures on colour at the Dallas Museum of ArtTate Liverpool, the V&A and the National Portrait Gallery, as well as events at Soho House, Christie’s and Bath Festival.




MAY 29 – In Conversation with Clare Hunter, Hay Festival [info]

JUNE 12 – Colourful Histories, Kibworth Books [tickets]

JUNE 25 – In Colourful Conversation, The Soho Hotel

JUNE 27 – Five Colourful Histories, PDF Plymouth

JUNE 29 – Chalke Valley History Festival [info]

JULY 7 -  Timber Festival [info]

JULY 11 – ‘On Colour’, in conversation with David Batchelor, Barbican [tickets]

AUGUST 15 – ‘What’s the Most Important Colour?’, Dulwich Picture Gallery [info]

NOVEMBER 9 – ‘The Power of Colour’, Textile Society Conference, Manchester

‘Five Textile Tales’, Fashion and Textile Museum, January 10 2019

‘Colour Innovation’ with Jane Monnington Boddy, Christie’s Lates, February 11 2019

‘In discussion with Sonia Velton’, Faversham Literary Festival, February 24 2019

‘In Conversation with Clare Hunter’, Aye Write!, March 23 2019

‘The Unknown Path’, Toast Creative Residency, May 4 2019

‘Five Secret Colours’, Pallant House Gallery, May 9


‘In Conversation with Frieda Gormley’, House of Hackney, November 28 2018

‘Five Textile Tales’, Bath Fashion Museum, November 8 2018

‘Five Textile Tales’, Warner Textile Archive, November 2 2018

‘The Secret Lives of Colour’, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, September 20 2018

‘The Secret Lives of Color’, Dallas Museum of Art, August 16 2018


‘Five Colourful Tales’, National Portrait Gallery, June 1 2017

‘Colour Perception with Beau Lotto’, The Bath Festival, May 28 2017

‘Colourful Tales’, Victoria & Albert Museum, April 19 2017

‘Five Colourful Tales’, Christie’s Lates, February 7 2017

‘The Secret Lives of Colour’, Electric House, January 30 2017


‘Yves Klein and his Blue’, Tate Liverpool, October 30 2016