1200 Textile Designers Graduate in the UK this Week

Cambodian textile workers took to the streets to protest their low wages on 1st May 2013 and some of them were fired by Nike within a month.   Last month Cambodian textile workers took to the streets for their May Day demonstrations on work, pay and conditions.  One of them is seen here holding up…

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Garment Factory in Flames on May 8th 2013

Worker looks through Atmosphere (PRIMARK) and Cedarwood State stock at the Tung Hai sweater factory, Bangladesh, on May 9th 2013. On May 8th another garment factory went up in flames in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Fortunately, the fire broke out in the middle of the night so that garment workers were not there. However, a meeting was…

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New Social Textiles – Interpsychic Effects Made Visible!

The Slow Textiles Group is delighted to announce the start of the first interpsychic, participatory textile design ever created. It began in situ at Kingsate Gallery London on 19th April 2013 at The Geometrics Opening Event! Conceived by Geraldine Peclard and Dr Emma Neuberg it introduces group analytic language to textiles practice. Come see the…

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In Celebration of the Slow Textiles Group’s First Exhibition STG Members Soon to Have to Access Unique Research & Inspiration Pages!

In celebration of the first STG exhibition THE GEOMETRICS, Slow Textiles Group members will soon be able to access unique Research & Inspiration pages filled with theoretical references and links to enrich the learning, creating and teaching experience. This will be a fabulous new resource to make personal and professional creative life easy and adjoin the…

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ALEXANDRA GERSTEIN PRESENTS ‘THE FREE GEOMETRY OF OMEGA WORKSHOPS TEXTILES 1913-1919’

We’re delighted to announce that Alexandra Gerstein, curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Courtauld Gallery, London, is presenting an exclusive paper to the Slow Textiles Group on 27th April 2013. As curator of Beyond Bloomsbury: Designs of the Omega Workshops 1913 – 19, one of her specialisms is the Omega Workshops, twentieth century…

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Slow Design School Celebrates an Exciting First Year!

Click to read. The Slow Design School has had an amazing first year!  The breadth and depth of work undertaken is exemplary with funding applications, publication and PhD candidacy now underway.  Watch this space for details of our exciting graduate projects from Zoe Burt’s Grow Your Own Fashion to Sarah Marais’s Making & Flourishing:  Crafts Practice as a Means…

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The Geometrics’ Diamond Patchwork Workshop!

Click to read.   Pop Art Geo by The People’s Print.  (available July 2013)

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CRAFT AND NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS – What are the Implications of Craft and Neurological Affect for 2113?

  What are the implications of craft and neurological affect for 2113?     This  Saturday’s STG seminar theme for Research, Skills Development and Discussion all focussed on textiles.  Details and booking   here.

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