The Art of Textiles
Online, 24.09.2021

TALKING TEXTILES CONFERENCE<br>The Art of Textiles<br>Online, 24.09.2021

The TALKING TEXTILES ONLINE CONFERENCE will take place on September 24th as part of New York Textile Month! It will offer a full day of inspiring international speakers under the motto “THE ART OF TEXTILES: from Arts & Crafts to the new creative age”.

The annual Talking Textiles Conference is an inspiring and educational 1-day webinar to talk about textiles for fashion and interiors – exploring the important trends, fabrics, yarns and techniques for the seasons to come.

Hosted by Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano in order to elevate textile education for both students and professionals alike, the event is offered free to students and faculty, while tickets are available for purchase for professionals and textiles enthusiasts, and include a complimentary copy of the latest issue of Talking Textiles magazine.


Programme (All times are New York EST)

6:00 AM - 1:00 PM (West Coast)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (New York)
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Europe)

9:00 AM INSPIRE / Arts & Crafts 
Lidewij Edelkoort, trend forecaster 

9:30 AM EMBELLISH / May Morris
Speaker to be announced 

10:00 AM PRINT / Utopia Goods
Sophie Tatlow, designer & co-founder

10:30 AM break 

10:45 AM  STITCH / Maya Matthew
textile designer & blogger, Million Little Stitches 

11:15 AM BOBBIN-KNIT / Elena Kanagy-Loux
textile designer & specialist, Ratti Textile Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art

11:45 AM EMBROIDER / Karen Nicol 
textile artist

12:15 PM break

1:00 PM RESEARCH / Anni Albers
Brenda Danilowitz, chief curator, The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

1:30 PM STORY-TELL / Bawinanga Aboriginal Corp
Ingrid Johanson, curator

2:00 PM WEAVE / Fruit of the Loom
Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano

3:00 PM break 

3:15 PM EXPERIMENT / Parsons MFA Textiles 
student highlights 

3:45 PM LAUD / 2021 Dorothy Waxman International Textile Design Prize 
announcement with Royce Epstein, Mohawk Group

4:00 PM approximate end

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