Call for Papers – Textile & Place

Exploring memory, social and political issues through textiles

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Textiles in Art History, a gendered issue

On the occasion of Anni Albers exhibition at Tate Modern, Amber Butchart wrote a very interesting article for Frieze on how textile history has been separated from Art History and Fine Art because it has been always a women´s work. The artificial divide that exists between fine art and textiles (or applied/decorative arts, or craft)…

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Call for Papers on Textile Intersections:

Textile Intersections Conference organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University in collaboration with Royal College of Art and Queen Mary University London, launched a call for papers. The conference will be held in London, Loughborough University in London, from 12 to 14 September 2019. TEXTILE INTERSECTIONS is interested in topics related to…

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Provocative Fiber Art Made by Women

An article written by LESLIE CAMHI published on MARCH 14, 2018 at the https://www.nytimes.com/ and shared at Craftivism Lab. This article makes a review of relevant artists using textiles to speak out. From Albers to the Pussy Hat initiative, you will find several references to wonderful experiences and stories handmade by women. Some of the…

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Ge Ba, textile collage by Chinese Women

Found in moowon an amazing article about textile collage prepared by Chinese women living in the countryside. The testimony about this making shared in the article is amazing. “When I was a kid, my mother was making collages. She always kept aside the cloths she found. When the time came to make it, she first…

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