The mix ‘n’ match patchwork theme that we saw at Tsumori Chisato continues this autumn at Dior…Read More
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
The textiles industry and its industrial legacy is central to the Industrial Revolution and capitalist dynamics expressed through cloth. We invite textile researchers to write a history of the industrial legacy of the textiles industry from the eighteenth century to today. Please contact us if this is something you’re interested in participating in. There is…Read More
“The workers suffer because they never defend each other. They’re scared of what the managers will do.” Where there is corruption there is fear. Where there is fear there is more corruption. How much do we tolerate and what do we want to put in place? Further reading here and here.Read More
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
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