Webinar: Talking Textiles Conference

Webinar: Talking Textiles Conference<br>30.09.2020

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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):

9:00 welcome by Philip Fimmano

9:15 Agata Ulanowska, Adjunct Professor, Department of History / Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Poland
topic: Textile Manufacture in Bronze Age Greece: techniques, skills & craftspeople

9:45 Maximilien Durand, Art Historian & Textile Curator, France
topic: The World’s Oldest Textiles: including examples from the Musées des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs collections in Lyon

10:15 Tim Parry Williams, Professor of Art: Textile, University of Bergen, Norway
topic: Common Grounds: exploring historical textile archives (an Anglo-Japanese study)

10:45 short break

11:00 Buro Belén, Designers, The Netherlands
topic: Natural Fibres in Collaboration with Belén

11:30 Diana Scherer, Visual Artist, The Netherlands
topic: Plantroot Weaving: growing material

12:00 Abeer Seikaly, Architect, Jordan
topic: Meeting Points: from Bedouin tents to women’s community textiles

12:30 Philip Fimmano, Design Curator & Creative Director, Edelkoort Inc., New York, United States
topic: Atelier Autodidacts Anti-Algorithms (AAAA): a co-operation of Bogolan Artisans from Mali

12:45 lunch break / dinner break

13:30 Lidewij Edelkoort, Dean of Hybrid Design Studies, The New School, New York, United States
topic: New York Textile Month 2020

14:15 Royce Epstein, Mohawk Group, Dorothy Waxman International Design Prize Announcement

14:30 Gina Luria Walker, Professor of Women’s Studies, The New School, New York, United States
topic: Lamasii, Invisible Textile Producer: Women’s work 19th century BCE

15:00 Alexandra Tunstall, Professor of Art History, Savannah Collage of Art and Design, United States
topic: Technology of Imitation: Silk tapestry weave in Imperial China 

15:30 Emilia Cortes, Textile Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States
topic: Textiles from the Met’s Egyptian Art Collections

16:00 approximate end

Schedule is subject to minor changes

FREE for Students & Faculty with valid ID
$150 / per person


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