“We should use all the tools available to creatively express our views. Cardboard, rainbows, our own bodies – the possibilities are infinite.” 

Lucy Clayton – TEDxExeter 2019

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Lucy Clayton

All the rage – why dressing up helps us speak out

Can we use something as frivolous as fancy dress as a tool for political protest? Lucy Clayton explores the social significance and psychology of ordinary people in extraordinary outfits, revealing the surprisingly rebellious power of costume.

Writer Lucy Clayton is curator and host of the Dress:Fancy podcast.

Biography Published 2019

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