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Shifting Narratives Exhibition Booklet

Shifting Narratives responds to the diverse needs and aspirations of refugee communities, whilst valuing and sustaining their cultural heritages. 

Shifting Narratives Exhibition Booklet

The works in the exhibition, co-created with refugees and asylum seekers across three east London boroughs, challenge dominant design practice and bring to the forefront their stories and collective visions for a more equitable and sustainable future.


The exhibition is part of ‘Decolonising Fashion and Textiles – Design for Cultural Sustainability with Refugee Communities’, a collaborative project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, led by Dr Francesco Mazzarella and curated by Camilla Palestra (Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London).


With support from Arbeit Project Ltd, Bow Arts, the London boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Poplar HARCA, Rosetta Arts, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), and United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).


Learn more by exploring the Shifting Narratives Exhibition Booklet. 

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