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Paper Doll Challenge, Fashioning our History - Funded by Brent Council and The Mayor of London

  • London
  • crafts, combined arts, interdisciplinary arts, libraries, museums, photography, visual arts
  • Warren Reilly (Creative Director)


Welcome to the @Foh.brent Lockdown Paper Doll Challenge. For those of you who need some creative inspiration during this dark and wet winter lockdown, let's introduce some colour and excitement into your lives!
Influenced by the likes of @jw_anderson 2021 Collection and @alexandermcqueen #mcqueencreators@foh.brent invites you to take part in our paper doll lockdown challenge, taking inspiration from @rsrillustration concept drawings developed for the project. We are giving you free reign to unleash your creativity inspired by our project and its ethos. Cut out our dresses and use your creativity to Imagine how they may be worn, collage using other magazines / newspapers, Draw, Paint, cut, stick, embroider - GO WILD - but consider how you can use your creativity to present inclusivity, diversity and beauty within the industry.
All of the work will be collected and catalogued by the @brentmuseumandarchives and you may even see your artwork feature at our final exhibition at Willesden Green Library centre!
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Share your creations and Tag @foh.brent and Hashtag #fashioningourhistory #fashioningourhistory #fohbrentpaperdoll #fohbrentpaperdollchallenge #fohbrentlockdownchallange or email your creations to Warren Reilly, Creative Director @
for a chance to be featured on our social media and website. Good Luck!

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