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Newsletter #7: Editorial

Costa Rica and Textile Culture are PURA VIDA (all life)! By Paulina Ortiz, Costa Rica President, REDTEXTILIA In my opinion, in Latin America we live in a state of permanent crisis, and last year was singularly critical. An age for redefinition, reinvention and drastic changes, a lot of work and little money…no doubt these are […]

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Newsletter #7: In Depth

Cronology of Textile Art In Iberoamerica TEXTILIA Editorial Council Part IV, (1990 – 1999) We wish to express special thanks to Julián Ruesga, Beatriz Oggero, Zilamar Takeda, and Gracia Cutuli for their invaluable contributions that nurtured this decade of the 1990’s. Textilia Bulletin Editorial Counsel 1990. In Uruguay, “The Gobelino Tapestry In Uruguay”, exposition organized […]

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Newsletter #7: Where Redtextilia is Headed

September, 2010: A Dream To See the Textile Creation Diversity of Ibero-America and the Entire World As One Only Fiber. By Juan Diego Roldán Castillo Coordinator, Sophia Wanamaker Galleries Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) It is almost four years now since the dream started—a dream to see the textile creation diversity of Ibero-America (and […]

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Newsletter #7: Chronicle

Fine Spinning and Arachne’s Sewing Box By Julián Ruesga Bono, Spain The School of Art of Granada, Spain held the show, “Fine Spinning” this year from May 15 to September 25 at its exposition hall. The exposition has gathered a selection of works, which are the product of the learning process of the last few […]

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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 #7: Bibliographic Recomendation

…Texts From the Southern Cone REDTEXTILIA Editorial Council “MANO DE OBRA,” publication about arts and crafts. MORENO,Paola; PALOMINO, Bárbara & URRUTIA, Constanza. Editors: Paola Moreno & Bárbara Palomino, 2009 ISBN 978-956-319-782-2 72 pages Price: Please contact manodeobra.arteoficio@gmail.com “Mano de Obra” is an arts and crafts publication, but it is also a meeting point for a […]

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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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