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Des Lee Gallery Installation

Fabric Stories is a community art project developed by Allena Marie Brazier.

Participants created their Fabric Story using various fabric colors as an art form to express their emotion about a personal story or event they wanted to tell. 

During this process, some students also verbally told their stories. Some personalized their Fabric Story by attaching a small card to their story with a special message, their name, a loved one’s name, or important date. This installation includes the Fabric Stories of approximately 60 students from Lizzy’s Kids, Bryan Hill Elementary School, and college students from the Community Art Engagement class at Washington University. 

Alton, IL. 

Fabric Stories for Untold Black Stories Event-specific to the underrepresented African descent community in Alton, IL. 

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