Since 2011, TALKING TEXTILES is an initiative by Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano that promotes creative textiles. Exhibitions and seminars bring attention to the plight of thetextile industry and educate professionals and consumers alike about the importance of fabric design today.
This year, Edelkoort Inc. is bringing TALKING TEXTILES to the US! See schedule.
May 9 – 19 – Exhibition
at WantedDesign Brooklyn
The creative work of 20 international finalists from the 2015 Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prize will be on show during WantedDesign Brooklyn @ Industry City, Brooklyn. More.
May 13, 2015 – Talking Textiles trend seminar
at The New School, Parsons School of Design
63 Fifth Avenue, New York
The inaugural inspiring & educational half-day seminar to talk about fashion & home textiles: trends, fabrics, yarns & techniques for the coming seasons, hosted by Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano. Tickets are $150: firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 212 420 7622
May 15, 2015 – Free Workshop
Guests can also sign up for a hands-on weaving, dying & printing workshop at the Textile Arts Center (Manhattan).
Seating limited, RSVP to email@example.com