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Counting down to Unbound

It’s nearly September, when Suffrage125 celebrations ramp up, not least of them Unbound: Liberating Women. The provisional schedule of speakers is now available below. The symposium proper starts with the opening of the Unbound exhibition at Dunedin School of Art, … Continue reading

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Symposium: a programme preview

With six weeks or so until the symposium, registrations are ticking along nicely and we’re pleased to release the provisional list of presenters and papers, which can be downloaded from the links below. As well as our two keynotes, there … Continue reading

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Symposium announcements: the keynotes

The symposium committee is delighted to announce that this year’s symposium will feature two eminent national speakers as our keynotes. Nina Tonga  is Curator Pacific Art at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. From the villages of Vaini … Continue reading

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That Bloody Petition

It’s a sound that reaches through New Zealand history: 28 July 1893, when the bulk of the women’s suffrage petition hit the back wall of the debating chamber after being unrolled by John Hall from the broomstick on which it … Continue reading

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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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