Shades of Noir Interviews: Claudette Davis-Bonnick, Seeing is Believing


Seeing is Believing is a strand of activity led by Claudette Davis-Bonnick, a pattern cutting tutor at the London College of Fashion, which seeks to overturn barriers to learning to cut out and create garments experienced by the visually impaired. This short paper Seeing is Believing gives the background Claudette’s ground-breaking project and shares her students’ reflections on what it has meant to participate in it, often after dispiriting experiences of formal education and prejudice. You can also watch Claudette and her students in action in the clip above. (credit to

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