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LoomRoom workshop September

At last year’s CTANZ symposium in Hamilton, weaver Christine Keller presented the development of Dunedin’s LoomRoom and showed a shawl made in the LoomRoom by friend/colleague/student Pam McKinlay. Several symposium attendees asked Christine for a workshop so they could make … Continue reading

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Spring in Dunedin, or what’s on in September as well as September’s Unbound symposium

With less than three months to the symposium now, plans are firming up nicely, as are registrations. Announcements on keynote speakers, the programme, and the exhibition are coming soon, but before you book your travel, you might like to know … Continue reading

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Symposium registrations are open

Registrations are now open for  September’s 2018 CTANZ symposium, Unbound: Liberating Women, in Dunedin, acknowledging Suffrage125 by celebrating the relationships between women, cloth and clothing. We’ll be making a few announcements between now and then, but for now, a reminder … Continue reading

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Threads that bind – Artefact

If you haven’t yet watched Maori TV’s wonderful series Artefact, the good news is that it’s only half way through, it’s all online, and you really won’t want to miss the episode scheduled for 28 May, Threads that Bind. May-Ana … Continue reading

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Exhibition roundup

From Auckland to Dunedin, there are exhibitions opening, closing and continuing over the next few months. Here’s a selection (and there are more – let us know), starting with what’s finishing first. In Wellington, this is the last week of … Continue reading

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At the movies: festival season 2018

The NZ International Film Festival started releasing the 2018 programme this month, leading with Pietra Brettkelly’s Yellow is Forbidden. While NZ screening dates are yet to be confirmed,  Brettkelly’s documentary on Chinese designer Guo Pei has landed with a splash … Continue reading

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Waitangi textile lectures: April, July, September

Leading up to the exhibition X-Marks: Conversations in Cloth, opening at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi in September, the museum is holding three talks by textile scholar and author Vivian Caughley at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi Learning Centre. The … Continue reading

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iD is back 1-6 May

The packed schedule of Fashion Revolution week in Dunedin segues seamlessly (sorry) into the new-look iD week. Over recent years the big buzz in iD has increasingly been about Emerging Designers, and this year, it’s the main event over two … Continue reading

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Who made your clothes? Dunedin 18 April – 4 May

Meanwhile, in Dunedin, Fi Clements and Fiona Jenkin of Just Atelier have a very busy couple of weeks ahead. Their Fashion Revolution activities include conversations about the fashion industry, workshops and a photo booth that overlaps with this year’s iD … Continue reading

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Who made your clothes? Auckland – Nelson

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes, how much they’re paid, and what their lives are like? If not, start asking! Fashion Revolution week is almost upon us, and a range of events around the country will challenge to … Continue reading

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