Category Archives: Workshops

Symposium 2016

An international keynote speaker; plenaries featuring Marsden-funded research into pre-colonial textiles and choices that took us round the world; an exhibition, workshops and tours and a delicious conference dinner – 2016’s Nature Now was the usual whirlwind of ideas and … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium – registrations are open!

Registrations are now open for the CTANZ’s annual symposium, Nature Now, which is taking place at Massey University, Wellington on 7 and 8 July, 2016. Keynote Speakers – the ‘techno fairy’ and the detectives Our first keynote speaker this year … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation, May 2016

AICCM is pleased to present Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation, a Textiles Special Interest Group Symposium, to be held in Sydney from the 19th to the 22nd of May 2016 to coincide with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The symposium will present … Continue reading

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Textiles night classes

Down south and fancy embarking on some new projects this year? Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic – Te Kura Matatini ki Otago is offering textile night classes throughout this year. Beginning from 15 February, the weekly two-hour classes … Continue reading

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Wearable Technologies & Smart Textiles Symposium – AK – 14/10/15

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND SMART TEXTILES SYMPOSIUM WED 14 OCTOBER 2015 AUT University’s Textile and Design Lab is hosting New Zealand’s first public symposium on Wearable Technologies and Smart Textiles, also referred to as e-Textiles. Keynote speakers are Dr Oscar Tomico … Continue reading

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Cook Islands arts workshops

As part of an annual cultural Pacific Islands exchange programme, Creative NZ is bringing six senior artists from the Cook Islands to New Zealand in September, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cooks Islands self-governance. The group includes … Continue reading

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The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC)

Conserving Modernity: The Articulation of Innovation The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC) November 12-15, 2013 San Francisco, California New ideas to old problems. Wearable art. Creative treatment solutions. Evolving installations. Collaborations with contemporary artists. These are some … Continue reading

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Handmade 2013, June 1-2, Wellington

Handmade 2013, on in Wellington 1-2 June, includes a wide range of workshops and talks on textile craft and skills among the overall programme. Themes include yarn, stitch, remade, heirloom, world, and offer workshops, masterclasses and lectures. Some are technique … Continue reading

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The Cutting Circle – Risk and Fashion Design at Massey University this July

The Cutting Circle is an international research initiative by leading fashion practitioners Timo Rissanen (Parsons), Julian Roberts (RCA) and Holly McQuillan (Massey) exploring new and innovative methods of cutting patterns in the context of risky, cutting edge sustainable fashion design … Continue reading

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Textile and Design Laboratory (AUT) – May news

New intarsia knitting machine for T+DL The Textile and Design Lab took delivery of its latest Shima Seiki knitting machine earlier this month. In order to significantly increase the lab’s knit design capabilities, it was decided to invest in a … Continue reading

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