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TF 1/2000 Textiles in the year 2000

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TF: 60 pages, 16 high quality colour pages including 8 colour pages "TF Library", A4 format (German edition: 68 pages). Most of the articles are presented with complete contact addresses.

Textiles in the year 2000

"Textiel 2000" - A remarkable initiative in the Netherlands, by Beatrijs Sterk
- Calendar of events
- Cotton printing - Project for modern art
- "Jong!" - Youth culture in the Netherlands
- Textile festival 2000 in Zwolle, by Jette Clover
- "75 x Lace" - Anniversary of "Kantsalet"
- Symposium "Close to the body"
- "Los Honores" - Tapestries from the collection of Charles V
- Embroideries of the Bible Museum in Amsterdam
- Japanese Imperial Clothes
- Cashmere shawls
- Symposium on the 20th anniversary of the Costume Association

First European Quilt Triennial in Heidelberg, by Kristine Scherer

"Talents" special show

Nets - Textile jewellery and objects

6th International Triennial of Miniature Textiles in France, 13th Biennial of Miniature Textiles in Hungary - Three exhibitions (incl. Como) of miniature textiles compared, by Beatrijs Sterk

Second Biennial of Textile Art "Trame d'Autore"

9th OIDFA Lace Congress in Sweden

2000 Tallinn Triennial of Applied Art "Possessions"

Three exhibitions celebrating Alfred Bühler's 100th Birthday

Events organised by the British Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

10 Years Haslach Textile Culture

2000 ARELIS Biennial

The Art of the Feltmaker, Touring exhibition and conference in the UK

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Preview of events

Calendar of international events

Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the second quarter of 2000, 224 current exhibitions are listed, 47 specialized meetings resp. further educational opportunities and 14 competitions.

Calendar of regional events

The German edition has a calendar of more than 72 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets in German speaking countries.

Some selected event previews

Seven fairs, seven contests and six specialised further educational opportunities resp. specialised meetings are noted in detail, with their entry, submission resp. application conditions, dates and complete addresses.

Exhibitions - Details and/or illustrated articles

Special exhibitions until 24th April at the Fashion Museum in Hasselt, Belgium

Kilims in the Museum of Voivodina, from 30th May to June 2000 in Novi Sad, Serbia

Floor covering for the cathedral of Chartres, exhibition from 1st to 30th May 2000 in France

"Japanese Amazement" - Shiba Kokan (1747 - 1818), an artist enthralled by the West, exhibition from 2nd March to 4th June 2000 in Amsterdam

"Papier in Textiel", exhibition by textile designer Marian de Graaff, from 22nd March to 15th May 2000 in Eindhoven/NL

ITNET 2000 Online - A virtual tapestry exhibition

"Poetic Licence", quilt art in Gallery Smend, from 16th March to 20th  April 2000 in Cologne

Bjorn Norgaard and the tapestries for the Danish queen, from on April 2000 in the Knights' Hall of Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen

Ten tapestries: "The Tunisian Campaign of Charles V", from 25th February to 21st May 2000 at the Kunsthalle Bonn, Germany

Special exhibition "Mustergültig: Zürcher Seidengeschichte", from 26th November 99 to 24th April 2000 in Zurich's Bärengasse

"Goldgespinste?", exhibition from 2nd February to 9th April 2000 at the St. Gallen Textile Museum, Switzerland

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Special reports

Jacquard workshop at the California College of Art and Crafts, by Nina Jacobs

A cultural offensive by the software company Pointcarré, by Beatrijs Sterk

Textile design training at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan, by Renata Pompas

Reconstructed Bauhaus Textiles for the Gropius Room, by Anna Silberschmidt

Reports of selected events

4th International Lace Biennial in Cantu/Italy, by Renata Pompas

Miniartextil 99 in Como, by Renata Pompas

3rd International Shibori Symposium at Santiago de Chile, by Catherine Henggeler

2nd International Encounter for Miniature Textile Art in Mexico, by Yosi Anaya

"New Expressions in Textiles", an exhibition in November 1999 in Buenos Aires, by Gracia Cutuli

Three reports from Moscow, by Anna Netcheporuk:
- The 200th Anniversary of the "Trekhgornaya Manufactura"
- Exhibition "Different Times" at the Tsaritsino Museum
- Feliksas Jacubauskas in Moscow

The 26th International Symposium "Weaving Workshop Kowary 1999", by Ewa Porodowska-Werszler

1999 Swiss Design Prize, by Beatrijs Sterk

The exhibition "Fiberart International 1999"

The 2000 Heimtextil fair at Frankfort, by Beatrijs Sterk

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Other Subjects

Book reviews

Whole Cloth, Mildred Constastine & Laurel Reuter, New York 1997

Fiberarts Design Book Six, published by Nancy Orban, Ashville / USA 1999

Miriam Schapiro, Shaping the Fragments of Art and Life, Thalia Gouma, New York 1999

Zawa Zawa, Nuno Corporation, Tokyo 1999

Indian Embroidery, Rosemary Crill, London 1999

Uncut Cloth, Saris, Shawls and Sashes, Elizabeth Arthur & Nasreen Askari, London 1999

Glasperlarbeiten, Taschen und Beutel - Von der Vorlage zum Produkt, Sabina Schürenberg, Munich 1998

Australia, Art Textiles of the World, Matthew Koumis, Winchester 1999  


Amarras, Plangi and Shibori, by Inge Dusi, Santiago de Chile  


Useful ads of suppliers for material, products, tools, equipment, further educational course offers, announcements of competitions etc.


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