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PARTICIPATION + INSTALLATION

 

PAPER HOUSE

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V & A MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD

An installation and participatory activity for young children 6-12 years that coincided with the 'Small Stories' exhibition of doll houses at the V & A Museum of Childhood. Drop-in paper craft workshops enabled children to create architecture and characters  using collage techniques and recycled paper materials. Cabinet of Curiosity assembled the childrens' work to create a giant house inhabited by paper dolls within the museum space that changed on a daily basis over the course of the two week-long activity

 

Paper house created a wonderful opportunity for families to engage directly with practising artists & explore materials & techniques which they wouldn’t ordinarily experience. Caroline and Edmond developed excellent workshops which deliberately foregrounded non-digital activity using paper-based skills. Families really enjoyed he quality of the materials & the potential to interpret the theme in so many ways – the result was a very unique & beautiful paper structure which grew over the holiday & linked directly with the Museum’s important paper model collections.

 

Andrea Cunningham, Head of Learning V & A Museum of Childhood

 

Photography by Cabinet of Curiosity

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