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Dress For Our Time by Helen Storey
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Event: London Peace Talks
Location: City Hall
Date: 03/11/2016

The Dress 4 Our Time uses power of fashion, science and wonder to communicate some of the world’s most complex issues of our time, including the human tragedy from the Syrian conflict.
The Dress 4 Our Time was created by Professor Helen Storey, an award winning British artist and designer. The dress itself is made from a tent (which is no longer in useable condition) gifted to the project by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In giving the tent a second life it gives this public art installation an unbreakable bond to humanity and represents the importance of nurturing and protecting all people and safeguarding generations to come.
It is a powerful symbol of what it means to be human and the precarious nature of our existence.
Helen Storey is Professor of Fashion and Science at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion and Co-Director of The Helen Storey Foundation.

London Peace Talks 2016. Recorded at City Hall on November 3rd, 2016.
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Tags: Art et culture,  Fashion,  Refugee crisis,  Syria

Dress For Our Time by Helen Storey

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Dress For Our Time uses the power of fashion, science and wonder to communicate two of the world’s most pressing and interlinked issues of our time: climate change and refugee crisis. The unique dress has been made from a decommissioned UN refugee tent by Professor Helen Storey (MBE RDI). Helen is an award winning British artist and designer. She is Professor of Fashion and Science at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion and Co-Director of The Helen Storey Foundation.

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