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When dreams turn to gold

The 2017 iD Dunedin Fashion Week programme is out, and it’s going to be a busy one, as usual supported by several exhibitions around Dunedin’s many cultural institutions. A major highlight will be When Dreams turn to Gold at the … Continue reading

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Thinking about fashion…iD programme out

Isn’t she gorgeous? She’s Thinking About Fashion ahead of iD 2016 and an hour of short talks by Otago academics with that title, on aspects of fashion including marketing, shows and collecting, on Wednesday 16 March at the university as … Continue reading

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Caselberg residency 2016

The Caselberg Trust, based on the Otago Peninsula, is inviting applications for its 2016 residency. The Trust looks for ‘projects that reach out and make links across a variety of creative media, professional disciplines, and/or communities relevant to the planned … Continue reading

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Fashion and war: iD Emerging Designers, April 2015

The timing of this year’s symposium allowed many of those who came down for it to get to one or more iD Fashion Week events, for many of us starting with Emerging Designers. Here’s Elaine Webster’s report, pictures courtesy of … Continue reading

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Cult Couture: Fabrik Navigators Emerging Designer Show

Auckland, 21 November 2014 Review by Cerys Davidson As a first time attendant to Cult Couture I had little idea of what to expect when I headed off to Mangere Arts Centre on Friday. I had not anticipated the fantastic … Continue reading

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Cult Couture: Fabrik Navigators 21-22 November 2014

As part of its three week celebration of Urbanesia, (the ‘island in the city’), Auckland’s  Southside Arts Festival, includes  two evenings of design at the Māngere Arts Centre from 20-22 November, a textile and adornment exhibition, a fashion compettion, and … Continue reading

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Your summer project – Changing Threads 2014 award

Art Nelson is calling for entries from NZ resident artists for National Contemporary Fibre Art Awards 2014 (closing 18 February). Full details of conditions and prizes at the link above for the call for artworks featuring predominantly any kind of … Continue reading

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Investiture: Doris de Pont, ONZM

Doris de Pont, designer and founder of the New Zealand Fashion Museum (and CTANZ member), became a member of the ONZM on Wednesday 8 May at an investiture ceremony at Government House in Auckland. Doris was recognised in the New … Continue reading

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Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries

Awarded every two years, the Kate Derum Award was created in honour of the former Deputy Director of the Australian Tapestry Workshop, who passed away in 2008. The Award celebrates Kate as an accomplished artist, respected teacher, avid supporter of … Continue reading

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Australian Tapestry Workshop – call for entries

  The Australian Tapestry Workshop is calling for applications for this year’s Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries. The award is open to professional Australian and International artists. ENTRIES CLOSE: 2 SEPTEMBER 2011 1ST PRIZE: a non-acquisitive award of $5,000 AUD EMERGING … Continue reading

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