Archive | June, 2013

Newsletter #6: Editorial

Warp And Weft Interwoven In Argentina… By Paulina Ortiz, President, Redtextilia When I started my trip to Buenos Aires, I had great expectations of what Argentina was to offer me—its vast textile panorama, the biennial, the announced expositions, the opportunity to meet several of our affiliates, and much excitement to see our Argentine friends again, […]

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Newsletter #6: In Depth

CHRONOLOGY of the Development of Textile Creation in Iberoamerica Part III (1980 – 1989) We wish to express special thanks to Julián Ruesga, Beatriz Oggero, Carola Segura, and Gracia Cutuli for their invaluable contributions that nurtured this decade of the 1980’s. Textilia Bulletin Editorial Counsel “The 1980’s are a relevant stage for Argentine textile art. […]

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Newsletter #6: Where Redtextilia is headed

Beyond Virtual By Dinorah Carballo, Costa Rica Artist & Historian – Secretary of the Iberoamerican Textile Network An encounter is always pleasant, and ours was especially moving. After meeting for two long years by Internet, most of the Board of Directors of Redtextilia—Paulina, Andrea, Martha, Yosi, Máximo, and I— got together in Buenos Aires. The […]

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Newsletter #6: Chronicle

Organization of the 5th Biennial By Laura Ferrando, Isabel Ditone & Silke – Argentina The text presented herein is a score to be played by six hands—those of the three women who undertook the great challenge of organizing the 5th Biennial. These writings will reflect the day-to-day emotion, and details that only they could reveal […]

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Newsletter #6: Agenda

5th WTA International Biennial in Buenos Aires Martha Alvarez TEXTILIA Editorial Council In our last bulletin we gave you the names of those awarded by the Jury. For this issue we have the images of winning works, and a brief dialogue with Spanish artist María Ortega, second prize at the Biennial, and REDTEXTILIA member. MARTHA […]

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Newletter #6: Competitions

International Year of Natural Fibres 2009 BACKGROUND To contribute to food security, eradication poverty and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The idea of a United Nations International Year dedicated to natural fibres arose in December 2004 from a meeting of FAO’s Intergovernmental Groups on Hard Fibres and on Jute, Kenaf and Allied Fibres. In […]

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Newsletter #6: Bibliographic Recomendation

… Ruth Corcuera REDTEXTILIA Editorial Council The 5th WTA International Biennial gave the Olga de Amaral award to the Argentine researcher, Ruth Corcuera for her outstanding trajectory in the textile field. We wish to add our recognition by way of recommending the following five books, which get us close to textiles from the perspective of […]

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