Category Archives: Symposium

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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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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CTANZ subscription reminder

Have you joined CTANZ? A quick reminder that with membership running for the calendar year, 1 January-31 December, subs are due by the end of March to ensure you’re on the mailing list for the Context in the middle and … 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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November update – textile stories on air and in print

Lots of recent coverage of textile events and people involved in CTANZ, including our members, our symposium speakers and attendees and subjects, offering up a rabbit warren of links. For starters, coming up on Choice TV this week (Monday 26 … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap

The bunting has been bundled away, the weather almost held for the duration, and most of the organising committee and, we suspect, our guests are now winding down after an intense and stimulating weekend. This post is mostly for those … Continue reading

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Unbound: the exhibition

Alongside the Unbound symposium, the Dunedin School of Art Gallery is also hosting Unbound: the exhibition from 21 September – 18 October, 2018 (Open:10am – 4pm, week days, and  Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September, 9am-4pm.) Co-curated by Dr Natalie … Continue reading

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A final pre-symposium post for Suffrage Day

Wherever you were on 19 September, there was a Suffrage125 event to enjoy, and the celebrations are continuing around the country. Including, of course, in Dunedin this weekend, so two last posts about what’s on down here as well as … Continue reading

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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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