When Fox School first began to contemplate its own Carnival, it happened
that artist Fiona Hawthorne
Fox children on a project entitled "Masks for the Millennium".
This was an initiative aimed at the coming millennium and held at The Making
Place, a London science resource centre not far from the school.
for the Millennium" became "The Digital Mask-querade" thanks
to the involvement of the Carnival artist Maureen Pepper. Maureen
worked with Fiona and the children to enable each creator to
the art portraits each had created digitally.
Maureen's ingenious idea set Fox on a special Carnival
path. It has taken us from digital "crayons" and "water
to full-fledged art
on fabric (CLICK
HERE to start learning more).
Even though these first masks were only printed
to A4 size, once we finished mounting and decorating them, "Digital
fabulous on the road. The whole experience was truly inspirational.
Due to maternity leave, we took time off during Carnival
1999. But what learned
this year made our next Carnival, in 2000, even better!