Marlen Börngen is a post-graduate fellow at the Restaurierungszentrum der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf.

Preserving the Disposable: Conservation of a Paper Dress

Paper dress from the Atopos Collection Athens (registration number: 2006.02.235). Left: before conservation. Right: after conservation.

The arts organization Atopos Contemporary Visual Culture in Athens, Greece, has collected more than 500 pieces of paper clothing, ranging from medieval Japanese examples to recent paper designs by Issye Miyake and Hugo Boss Read More