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ProtestMS in Dubai with Mandi Kingsbury

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MOTION AND STILLNESSMotion and Stillness by Mandi Kingsbury

The ProtestMS creative movement was conceived following her success at the 2007 World of Wearable Art Awards in New Zealand. Protest MS has become an international initiative to inspire individuals to protest the negative effects of Multiple Sclerosis and other chronic conditions through quirky creativity and social activity. “My career has had many high points, one of them being awarded the World of Wearable Art Supreme Award in 1994”, explains Mandi. “I’m an incurable optimist and was confident I could win this award again with my entry “Motion and Stillness” in 2007. This sculpture is my abstract interpretation of the physiological facts of MS set within an emotional human art context.”

Mandi Kingsbury, Founder of ProtestMS

SPECIAL GUEST: Mandi Kingsbury

Mandi Kingsbury’s career to date has been a series of achievements culminating in an international design career. Mandi won the Supreme Award at the World of Wearable Arts, in the 90’s which lead to having a decade of experience designing fashions and accessories. Mandi has functioned as designer for the Dubai Couture House Arushi, in the United Arab Emirates and their clientele from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman. Further more, Mandi has undertaken costume and stylistic design contracts for multinational companies such as Sun International, Planet Hollywood, Swarovski, L‘Oreal, Wella, and MAC whilst resident in Dubai.

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