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…Read More
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…Read More
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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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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.Read More
Thank you to our fab Roger Vivier couture tutor, Eline le Callennec, for teaching Saturday’s workshop in how to create Christopher Kane’s catwalk look for Autumn/Fall/Winter 2013 with couture couching and more. As always, we’re ahead of the game with our Skills Development Training and uber-talented members and tutors! Next date for Skills Development Training is August 3rd 2013…Read More