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What Is It About Textiles?

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…

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A New Design Assignment!

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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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Perec For Lifelong Clarity

Click author Georges Perec’s face for one of the best books of the twentieth century on life, narratives, engineering, the human mind and consumerism.

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STG Members Feature in Stylus

Slow Textiles Group members were interviewed about their vision and promotion of the cultural shift in re-animating making, revitalising education, sharing and upskilling collectively, relational working methods and their positive health and entrepreneurial effects. Look out for it here Stylus.

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UK Government Policy on Sustainability and Ethical Practice

Carbon footprint of this missile coming. The British Trident Ballistic Missile System is revitalised in 2010 for another generation of anxiety, impotence and fear. What does it mean to teach Sustainable Thinking & Ethical Practice in institutions of learning when nation leaders promote killing machines in lieu of negotiation and humanitarianism? For insight into nuclear…

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PEOPLE AS FABRIC

  These extraordinary images show the performers at the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics in China in 2008.   Although designed to be creative spectacle for visual and televisual impact, they point to a political and philosophical paradigm; one that we often feel but do not see in the West.  Statisticians sometimes show us…

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