Category Archives: Exhibitions

Suffrage 125

This year’s Suffrage 125 commemorations celebrate 125 years since NZ became the first country to grant women the right to vote. CTANZ is acknowledging this significant milestone with the theme of its 2018 symposium, Unbound: Liberating Women, to be held … Continue reading

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Unbound – Call for exhibition proposals

Unbound 22nd September – 18th October 2018 Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin Unbound (the exhibition) opens Friday 21st September to launch Unbound: Liberating Women, the 2018 Costume and Textile Association symposium, organised in partnership by CTANZ and … Continue reading

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The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood at Bendigo Art Gallery

Wall of costume design sketches, Image; supplied While planning my dream trip to see the House of Dior exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria I discovered that Bendigo Art Gallery had an Edith Head exhibition on at the same time. I decided to … Continue reading

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Unwearable: 2010 – 2017 WOW Retrospective Depot Artspace

Unwearable: 2010 – 2017 WOW Retrospective is Beatrice Carlson’s exclusive exhibition of her last 7 entries into the renowned World of Wearable Art (WOW) Awards, plus a selection of her jewellery design, accessory design and drawings. Beatrice Carlson is a … Continue reading

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Masterworks Gallery, 30 July-19 August 2017 Two new exhibitions with costume and textile interest open at Masterworks Gallery in Auckland at the end of July. Weaver Christopher Duncan is part of  Room for Conversation, with ceramicist Aaron Scythe and glass … Continue reading

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Mycelia:Mycelium, by Angela Carter at Window Space Gallery, Northtec

  Mycelia:Myceliuim, 2017, detail. The hidden world of mycelia and mycelium – a large scale hand embroidery. Full details and the press release are available on Angela’s blog. On this work: Mycelia:Mycelium is an examination of the relationship humans have with fungi, … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Máximo Laura at Pataka

Máximo Laura – Eternal Vision Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua Friday 21 July to Sunday 27 August 2017 On Saturday 22 July, Pataka will open an exhibition by Máximo Laura, an award winning and internationally recognised tapestry weaver from Peru. Regarded … Continue reading

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Star weave jam with Maureen Lander

This coming Saturday, CTANZ member Maureen Lander has a new show opening at the Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. Entitled Flat-Pack Whakapapa, Maureen’s exhibition comprises three installations that explore the connections between whakapapa and raranga (Māori weaving). Between 11am and … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Embedded at Corbans Art Estate, Auckland

In April the Corbans Art Estate opened Embedded which features ‘seven talented textile artists who push the boundaries of a typical understanding of textile art; to explore how fabric immerses us in memory, yet at the same time holds a … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium 2017 is only a month away!

THERE’S NO TIME LIKE NOW TO REGISTER for HIGHLIGHTS! Three Keynote Speakers! Doris de Pont needs no introduction to CTANZ members: the founder of the New Zealand Fashion Museum will talk about how her ongoing exploration of the ways clothing … Continue reading

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