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La Cité internationale de la tapisserie et de l’art tissé

ENGLISH – The Cité Internationale de Tapisserie et L’art Tisse was born in France in the year 2011, after the Aubusson tapestry techniques were inscribed by UNESCO in 2009, in the representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In the year 2010, a fund was established aiming to encourage the creation of contemporary […]

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“Fiber Futures” Pioneers of Japanese Textile Art

“Fiber Futures” Pioneers of Japanese Textile Art, is an exhibit consisting of the 30 most important contemporary artists who make up the vanguard of the global fiber movement. Tissues  become sculptures, paintings; creating abstract meditations of nature, artists use unexpected combinations of materials and shapes, interpreting personal identity and memory issues. Materials ranging from silk, […]

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Trine Ellitsgaard

As of March 20, Myl Contemporary Art Gallery will exhibit a solo show from the Danish artist Trine Ellitsgaard, who boasts an international career, especially in Denmark, United States and Mexico. Her training as a Weaver in Copenhagen inherited her with a technique that has established her as a textile artist; her relationship with Mexico […]

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(Español) Convocatoria: TEXTILES AL BORDE

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Newsletter #8: Agenda

Affiliates Exposition San José, Costa Rica. “House of Culture “José Figueres Ferrer of Popular Bank. September 6 to October 12, 2010. This First Encounter conceives textiles as Sustainable tradition and responsible innovation from the point of their diversity of styles, geographies, histories, and applications, which generates innovating proposals impacting the development of persons, their community, […]

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Newsletter #7: Agenda

Offerings Last October 27 the Museum of Popular Traditional Arts of Institute Riva-Agüero, University Pontificia Universidad Católica of Peru, inaugurated the textile exposition, “OFFERINGS: Máximo Laura,” retrospective showing of the production of the Peruvian artist, curated by Jorge Villacorta. This show marks the beginning of the activities commemorating 30 years of Museum of Popular Traditional […]

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Newsletter #7: Competitions

International Invitation The Ibero-American Textile Network, and the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center, organizers of this International Encounter to be held from September 6 through October 12, 2010 in San José, Costa Rica, in cooperation with the Spain Cultural Center, the Mexico Cultural Institute, Omar Dengo Foundation, the Veritas University, House of Culture “José Figueres […]

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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 #5: Agenda

Drawing BY Embroidering Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 30 – May 18, 2009. Arte & Facto Galeria. Exhibit by the reknown Brazilean artist Amarilli Boni Licht. Part of her academic training was done thanks to Uruguayan textile artist Ernesto Aroztegui in the 1980’s, when he was traveling as an educator in Porto Alegre and São Paulo. […]

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