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AGM & Conference - 3/4 Nov

Are we losing or building traditional textile craft skills?

The 2017 Textile Society conference will explore traditional and contemporary approaches to textile craft, considering the emerging dichotomy between handmade and machine/digital interventions in craft, asking the question: what is critical for textile craft in the 21st century?

Linda Brassington, artist, researcher and sessional lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
Professor Alison Welsh, Head of the Department of Apparel, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr Eiluned Edwards, Reader in Global Cultures of Textiles and Dress, Nottingham Trent University
Dr Liz Gaston, Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds

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Museum & Conservation Award

Museum & Conservation Award

The Award is designed to support textile related projects within a museum, archive, or conservation studio for exhibition, publication or conservation and will help achieve greater awareness and access for the public. »

Professional Development Award

Professional Development Award

This award is intended for those professionally practising in their chosen textile field, whether craft, design, curatorial, scientific or any other related textile field. »