I Packed This Myself workshops feedback

In I Packed This Myself, we worked in schools and with other groups across Cornwall to break down prejudice against migrant workers. Here is some feedback from the workshops. Cornwall College, Saltash: spring 2011. Pat Lloyd, head of Student Services, writes: “… the exhibition and workshops have been very well received here this week. They […]

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WHATEVER IT TAKES – competition winner Darren Myners

Overall winner of the competition was Darren Myners of Redruth from Richard Lander School in Truro. Darren impressed skateboard professional Nick Jensen – who judged the competition – and scored highly across the criteria used to assess the designs (artistic merit, originality/subject matter, spacial awareness, cultural awareness and inspiration/ability to inspire). Darren received a deck […]

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The British Sari Story – Zahra Ahmed and her tunic sari

  The British Sari Story competition for a British Sari was featured at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace in October 2010. One of the winners was Zahra Ahmed, from Peterborough, who created this ‘mini’ sari  while still at school, in her final year of A levels.Her polished and sophisticated design impressed the […]

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British Sari Story J C Decaux poster campaign

To coincide with The British Sari Story exhibition in Brent Museum, Brent Council funded a JC Decaux poster campaign. British Sari Story posters were posted prominently across the borough in November/December 2007.  The British Sari Story was a search for a British Asian sari, 60 years after Indian independence.

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Press coverage of the British Sari Story

The British Sari Story, a project funded by Awards for All and the Heritage Lottery Fund, aimed to find a design for a British Sari. Press coverage: BBC Radio Leicester Simply Bhangra, global Asian entertainment site Asiana magazine March 2008 Society Guardian, September 2007 Rediff India Abroad, September 2007 Telegraph, Calcutta September 2007 Telegraph, Calcutta, April […]

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Srebrenica Now – press coverage

The BBC featured a gallery of the show on its website. Click here to view. The Srebrenica Justice Campaign was a key partner and spread the word about the exhibition and related events. Bosnian Institute Open Democracy

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