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Journal

Click on any box to uncover creative responses to the archive from students, members of the public and project participants.

A change of perspective

Taking part in Life On The Outskirts has completely changed the way in which…

Personal Process and the role of the Archive

Understanding my process and its relation to the archive Life on the Outskirts has…

Leave No Trace

As jeweller, I explore the narratives created by absent bodies in dress, shedding light…

A small yet significant difference

I was so incredibly inspired by Helen’s transition from high level fashion to more…

Life on the Outskirts Symposium, February 2018

One of the aims of the Life on the Outskirts project is to highlight…

Writing a Postcard

What fascinated me the most among the pieces in the Helen Storey Foundation’s archive…

Ongoing work, Mary Wells, BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Leeds

 Sketch book inspired by the Life on the Outskirts (Leeds) workshop

Work in Progress – Inspired by the HSF archive

I have been thinking about how [the Helen Storey] archive could be represented. My…

Mary Wells, BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Leeds

Susan Wright, Leeds

Matilda Eckersley, 3rd Year, BA (Hons) Fine Art

Primitive Streak is the aspect of the [HSF] archive that I have decided to focus…

Hattie Thomas, 2nd Year, BA (Hons) Fine Art (MMU)

A reflection on LOTO in Manchester

Today I had the pleasure of taking part in the Helen Storey Foundation project, ‘Life on…

Helen Storey Story Board, Warren Reilly, 2nd Year, BA (Hons) Textiles in Practice

  “Helen Storey and “Life on the Outskirts” has given me the chance to…

Natalie Goodall, 2nd Year, BA (Hons) Textiles in Practice (MMU)

Amanda Shropshire, 2nd Year, BA (Hons) Textiles in Practice (MMU)

Lizzie Rees Gara, 3rd Year, BA (Hons) Graphic Design (MMU)

Claire Batt, 3rd Year, BA (Hons) 3D Design (MMU)

Flesh, Faye Hamblett-Jones, 2nd Year, BA (Hons) Fine Art and Art History

  “I was inspired by Helen’s use of clothing as a Trojan horse for…

LOTO goes to Manchester

The ‘Life on the Outskirts’ project involves students from Manchester Metropolitan University, the University…

Detail of ‘Herself’, by Helen Storey and Tony Ryan, from Catalytic Clothing, 2010 (Photo by Ezzidin Alwan for HSF & Kingston University, 2015)