Pattern, Textiles & Fashion on Film

Quentin Jones for Kenzo Pre-Fall 2012   You may have noticed that we embrace animation and film narratives as integral to contemporary textiles practice. This is because textiles manifest time and story-telling in their very DNA. Even digital code is textiles inasmuchas each pixel echoes the needlepoint stitch or punchcard hole in order to make the…

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Happy New Geometric Year 2013!

Thank you for sharing a wonderful 2012! We hope you love this Jonathan Saunders pattern digitally animated by Emma Neuberg and we look forward to more inspirational, ground-breaking and fun events together in 2013!  

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The Slow Textiles Group Print Room Cinema Tania Grace Knuckey Premiere!

TSTG just had a wonderful Textiles Talk from award-winning textiles animator, Tania Knuckey,  in the Slow Studio’s Print Room Cinema! Tania’s vision is to bring dynamism to textiles through film-making and animation. This a small snippet of one of her many amazing textile films being screened at the Slow Studio Cinema yesterday! This was the…

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CO-CREATED VIRTUAL PATCHWORK

The Slow Textiles Group spent a great weekend inspired by Liberty’s of London quilt-maker, Katherine May, teaching hands-on fabric geometrics. Then, following STG director, Emma Neuberg’s instruction in how to convert these into digital animations, members of the Slow Textiles Group worked together on the first ever co-created virtual digital patchwork. Katherine May, Geraldine Peclard, Katie…

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Amazing Co-creation Workshop With Emma Neuberg, Katherine May and Tania Grace Knuckey on Nov 3rd!

Totem Blends, Emma Neuberg, 2012 Triangulated Patchwork, Katherine May, 2010. Frame Sequence, Tania Grace Knuckey, 2012. An amazing creative conversation opens up with the Slow Textiles Group on November 3rd at 2pm in the Slow Studio, West Hampstead, London, and internationally, online.  The afternoon offers you a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn to combine patchwork…

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November 3rd at 2pm Animated Patchwork Workshop!

Who says patchwork is static!For details of this amazing Slow Textiles Hands-on Workshop and talk with Textiles Animation Award Winner – TexPrint Space Textiles Winner 2012, no less – Tania Knuckey,  go to Transform Textiles into Stunning Short Films in Illustrator and Photoshop workshop (code W28) details here!

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Jewellery & Fashion Unite!

Unite your inner jewellery and fashion designer with the fab People’s Print, DIY Couture and the V&A next week!  This is a chance of a lifetime, book your place here!

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The Geometrics are Coming! STG Presents a New Concept in Textile Design!

Camille Walala

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Wishing You a Merry Christmas 2011!

This Postmodernism at the V&A print is especially co-designed by Hatice Burgess, Pamela Schwartz and Emma Neuberg, members of the The People’s Print’s Born To Be Wild design group (the first co-design social textiles group) and experimenters in the future meaning, role and identity of textiles!  

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Call for International Researchers and Assistants!!

Textile Workers,  silkscreen print, USSR, circa 1923, reworked as an animated print by Emma Neuberg, 2011. If you’re interested in becoming an assitant and or researcher with the Slow Textiles group, please sign up to our London October 15th 2011 meeting at 2.00pm (GMT+1) with webinar participation if you’re not in town!! To participate, email! As part of our on-going research…

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The beginnings of our trad/tech textile conjuncture

Japanese textile motif, animated print, Emma Neuberg, 2011.

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Postmodernism (Digital) Style and Subversion

Jean-Paul Goude styles Grace Jones, front over of PHOTO, France, c.1981. Slow Textiles and Make It Digital join forces to create  The People’s Print and we are delighted to announce that as such we will be attending the Postmodernism ball in celebration of our latest textile design course at the V&A, London.

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Electronic Fabric Experiments

Here at Slow Textiles we are experimenting with electronic fabric samples. It’s playtime at the moment!

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Flash View! New Work for Animated Textiles

Repetitive Triangles II,Emma Neuberg, animated silkscreen print and plastic on paper, 2011.Emma Neuberg develops ideas for the next Slow Textiles workshop (taking place at the V&A in September and October). These mark an experimental phase inspired by bringing Italian design house, Memphis, into the digital age.The initial objective is to bring slow hand processes together with digital crafting…

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