Good Folk — art

Leah Thorn from a:dress

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Leah Thorn from a:dress

This interview is with Leah Thorn from a:dress: a creative venture started in Folkestone to raise awareness of fast-fashion pitfalls, and to share the impact the industry has on the environment and on women globally. This week is the a:dress festival, which includes virtual talks, workshops and a town-wide exhibition of garments made for the project by local women.

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Michelle from Smartie Lids On The Beach

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Michelle from Smartie Lids On The Beach

This interview is with Michelle from Smartie Lids On The Beach. Michelle collects sea plastic from Cornish beaches and turns it into unique pieces of art, which are available to buy online. I absolutely love her colour wheels. Here she tells us about her process and her work:

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