Publication Opportunities for Slow Textiles Group members:

Natalia Gontcharova, Le Coq d’Or, Les Ballets Russes, 1914. A handful of exciting publication and exhibition opportunities have come up for Slow Textiles Group members in association with the Slow Textiles Press and high profile venues, such as the V&A. To become a member, click the Buy Now button on the right. To correspond, please…

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Japanese Textile Techniques

For those interested in Japanese traditions. Hot off the press: http://www.colour-journal.org/2010/5/4/index.htm

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Recycling Textile Technologies on June 14th 2010

Who’s going to this: UCL Anthropology: The Waste of the World. See you there!

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On the Promotion of Flow

As a non-profit organisation, our motivation lies in the promotion and practise of reverie and flow as enabling tool and passage to deep learning and insight, the dissemination of nourishing and sustainable methodologies and routes to autonomy, flourishing and joy. Ryota Aoki, ceramic artist, Japan. To expand and quantify your understanding and tacit knowledge, try…

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Block Printing

Places go fast on our classes. Emma Ronald’s research: http://www.geobeats.com//videoclips/embed/151

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Slow Textiles Group in New Exhibition

Emma Neuberg, founder of the Slow Textiles Group, whose garments are in the permanent collection of the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, in the heart of the old Greek capital, Nafplio, takes part in a new exhibition at the Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece: http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?id=202010001&sid=843&cat=0〈=en. Run alongside, on April 9-11th 2010, was the timely Fashion and Costume Conference,…

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Future Publications

Each of our workshops will have its own publication describing the content and dialogue that took place and will be FREE to members: To be launched soon!

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NEW #FASHIONautobiography ON SOCIAL MEDIA

An invitation to add to a growing collection of material stories.  Inspired by Charles Darwin’s nephew, George Darwin’s 1872 paper “Development in Dress”, this online collection is part of a research project to create “biographies in dress” where clothes are read as biographies of gender, social climate, biological development, geographic location, personal change and cultural…

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Nabis Inspiration for Textile Designers

Le Talisman, 1888. by Paul Serusier (1864-1927) The Nabis saw their work as a bold new interpretation of their world rather than a revolution against tradition. This bold new interpretation included all over graphic decoration, textile-like ornamental colour and composition and a visceral glow on canvas.   For the textile designer, The Nabis hold enormous inspiration both…

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Working in Groups:

Kuna women doing their applique, 2004. Slow Textiles not only generate timeless artefacts but they expand time.   Engaged in contained, communal process, time stops and all that is slow flows in.   This is our first post and our vision for the Slow Textiles platform is to offer a space, physical, mental and virtual,…

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