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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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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: Competitions

Center For Cultural Activities Valcellina Award 2009 International Contemporary Textile / Fiber Art Competition Seventh edition Textile art or fiber art is a particular form of contemporary art which takes form through the use of fibers processed with traditional and contemporary techniques and everything that refers to “textile”. For the purpose of celebrating the always […]

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Newsletter #4: Competitions

International Fiber Collaborative The International Fiber Collaborative announces its 2008–2009 project, Interdependence. Participants will create a full-sized tree for display in April 2009 at Big Springs International Park in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. Much like a live tree is interdependent on its leaves and roots for survival, societies are interdependent on the greater whole, family units, […]

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Newsletter #3: Competitions

Argentina will be held the 5th International Biennial of Textile Art For the first time, the “5th International Biennial of Textile Art”, World Textile Art (WTA) will be held in Argentina in April 2009 at the Palais de Glace. Artists from all over the world are welcome to participate, if you are of age and […]

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Newslatter #2: Competitions

INTERNATIONAL FIBER COLLABORATIVE Project created by Jennifer Marsh, post-graduate textile student at Syracuse University, New York . Worried about our dependency on petro oil, Jennifer and hundreds of artists around the world will be covering an abandoned gas station in Syracuse, NY, turning it into a gigantic installation of 800 panels measuring 36”x36” each. The […]

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