Shelley Fox - Costume Design
Amu; photo Ravi Deepres
Shelley Fox is internationally recognized as a directional and conceptual designer, renowned for her innovative use of materials, manipulation of fabric and the development of unorthodox pattern cutting.
Her work has been included in various prestigious exhibitions including shows at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Design Museum, Barbican Art Gallery, Modemuseum, Crafts Council, Antwerp Landed 2001, FIT in New York, British Council exhibitions that have travelled through Frankfurt, Bordeaux, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Prague, Copenhagen, Utrecht, Moscow, Berlin, Stockholm and Tokyo.
Fox was awarded both the Jerwood Fashion Prize and The Peugeot Design Award for Textiles in 1999, the Crafts Council Development Award and is now a Senior Research Fellow at Central St Martins College of Art and Design. She was recently awarded the Stanley Picker Fellowship for Design.
She collaborated with Wayne McGregor | Random Dance on Amu. The functional workings of the heart was the starting point for the development of the costume pieces. She developed the representation of the scanned images of her own heart and the idea of heart motion into the pattern making process.