Category Archives: Nelson

Symposium, Nelson’s now just a week away

A few last minute notes from the Nelson symposium team. Presenter Deb Donnelly will be exhibiting some of her work at the gallery over the weekend. The kasuri indigo hand loomed  Moving Continents textiles provide a visual bridge for the life … Continue reading

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It’s symposium month – Nelson beckons

It’s September, and that means it’s only a few weeks now until CTANZ members and other textile / costume aficionados converge in Nelson for A Common Thread, the 2019 symposium. It looks like a terrific programme, featuring the important universal … Continue reading

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Symposium update

The 2019 symposium is just over a month away and we have some new announcements, notably the unveiling of the programme, which looks fabulous. Over 20 presentations from around 30 presenters, with the usual mix of familiar and new names … Continue reading

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New exhibitions

Throughout August – September, there are textiles floating through galleries from Dunedin to Auckland. Here’s a brief rundown. Dunedin School of Art Gallery: Corporeal Explorations, 6-16 August. Be in quick for this exhibition of work by DSA Artist in Residence, … Continue reading

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Symposium 2019 – registrations are open

The countdown has begun to this year’s CTANZ symposium, A Common Thread, hosted by the Suter Art Gallery in Nelson. Registrations are open, and the organising team is beginning to share the teaser details. We’ll post when the programme comes … Continue reading

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Symposium 2019, Nelson – Call for papers

CTANZ is delighted to announce that the  2019 CTANZ symposium will be in Nelson, Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, hosted by the Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū.  Te Tau Ihu (the top of the South Island) has a long … 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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Movie season

                It’s time for the annual film preview postings. This year, the frock movies start with the Alliance Francaise Film Festival, which is offering us accessories. Shoes and umbrellas, to be precise, starting … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium dates confirmed!

This year’s Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand Annual Symposium will take place on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July 2012 at the Suter Art Gallery – Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson, New Zealand. This year’s theme is Town … Continue reading

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Lecture: ‘Splendid Magnificence: Textiles and the State Bed in the English Country House

This April don’t miss visiting English textile historian Annabel Westman’s fascinating lecture on the State Bed and the significant role that textiles played in creating drama in the English Country House.   ‘Splendid Magnificence: Textiles and the State Bed in the English Country House’ … Continue reading

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