Madelyn Shaw’s Dunedin talks

Visiting Smithsonian textiles curator Madelyn Shaw is having a busy time of her visit to New Zealand, and the Dunedin leg is no exception, with talks on Sunday at Otago Museum (Hutton Theatre, 2pm) and Monday at Otago Polytechnic.

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(You can read more about the wonderful coat on the poster in this Otago Museum blogpost by Jamie Metzger.)

Monday’s talk on The Geometries of Cloth and Clothing explores¬† how curves of the human body and the flatness of cloth marry together , with examples from various cultures, times and places.

Otago Polytechnic, Room G106 11 am Monday 1 May. All welcome.

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