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TF 2/2000 New Departures in Textiles

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TF: 52 pages, 22 high quality colour pages, A4 format (German edition: 60 pages).
Most of the articles are presented with complete contact addresses.

New Departures in Textiles

Changes and Innovations in European Textile Design, by Beatrijs Sterk

Innovative Textile Designers in Great Britain ; Frances Gessin, Susanne Cooper and Janet Emmanuel, by Beatrijs Sterk

"Slipstitch" - New Concepts in Knitting, A British-Dutch exhibition from May to August 2000 at the Dutch Textile Museum in Tilburg, John Allen

Britain's Great Emerging Talent' at the Craze Gallery in London, by Sarah Dawney

A Brief History of Textile Art in Slovakia, by L'ubomira Slusna

Textile and Fashion Design and Textile Art in Slovenia, by Marija Jenko

Textile Art with a Political Commitment by or in conjunction with Marjeta Godler/Slovenia

Ksenija Baraga, Eta Sadar Beznik and Anda Klancic, Slovenia

Laser as a Creative Tool in Textile Design, by Gudrun Hanisch

Experimental Techniques: Saimi Kling/S, Heide Pichler/A and Claudy Jongstra/NL

Finnish Textile Art in the 90es, by Leena Lukkarinen

Textile Art in Estonia, by Signe Kivi

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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, 240 current exhibitions are listened. 36 specialised meetings resp. further educational opportunities and 8 competitions.

Calendar of regional events

The German edition has a calendar of more than 66 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/Markets in German speaking countries.

Some selected event previews

Three contests and nine specialised further educational opportunities resp. specialised meetings are noted in details, with their entry, submission resp. application conditions, dates and complete addresses.

Exhibitions - Detailes and/or illustrated articles

'On Blue Paths', textile installations and experiments on the site of the Bramsche Clothmakers' Museum, Germany, from 26 June to 1 October 2000

'German Textile Group': Yesterday and Today, exhibition from 18 June to 17 September 2000 at the Heidelberg Textile Museum

Prince's Court and Sultan's Palace, Batik from Java and Sumatra from the Rudolf G. Smend Collection, from 22 June to 8 October 2000 in Cologne

Bizarre Silks, exhibition form 7 May to 5 November 2000 at the Abegg Foundation/CH

Biedermeier Fabrcs on View again in Krefeld, from 18 April to 23 July at the German Textile Museum in Krefeld/D

Triangles, exhibition form 11 June to 15 September 2000 in Varaignes/F

Flowers of Silk and Gold, exhibition from 18 February to 30 July 2000 at the Washington Textile Museum/USA

Hats in Art, exhibition from 21 May to 1 October 2000 at the Musée du Chapeau in Chazelles-sur-Lyon/F

'From Rags to Riches', exhibition from 29 April to 25 June 2000 at the Musée de la Tapisserie in Tournai/B

Netsuke - Belt Decorations from Japan, exhibition from 13 April to 19 November 2000 in Stuttgart/D

Glamour - Thirties Ladie's Fashion in Vienna, exhibition from 25 May to 30 December 2000 in Vienna

Holland Paper Biennial, from 17 June to 10 September 2000 in Rijswijk/NL

Survey of "Art Textiles" in Great Britain, form 12 September to 26 October 2000 at the Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery in St. Edmunds/UK

Clothing by Jürgen Lehl, exhibition from 8 April to 1 October 2000 in The Hague/NL

3D Textiel, exhibition at Yksi Gallery, from 17 May to 8 July 2000 in Eindhoven/NL

Australian Art Quilts, exhibition in Varaignes/F

Julie Ryder: Australian Alchemy, exhibition from 1 to 28 July 2000 at the Lesley Craze Gallery in London

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Reports of selected events

London - Udine Student Exchange, report by Erika Cohn

'Close to the Body' - International Conference in May 2000, Tilburg/NL

First European Wool Conference in Mérida/Spain, from 14 to 17 October 2000

Pre-Columbian Renaissance - Women in Textile Art 2000, a look into the past to define the future, in March 2000 at the Florida Museum of Hispanic and Latin American Art near Miami/USA, report by Yosi Anaya

International Exhibition of Miniature Textile Art, in March at MXESPAI Gallery in Barcelona

Symposium "Pysanka" in L'viv/Ukraine

Textile Art without Looms, exhibitions form 11-28 May 2000 in Rome

Valenki (Felt Boots) 2000, exhibition in March 2000 in Moscow, report y Anna Netcheporuk

'Look at me', exhibition of fashion photographs, from April to May 2000 in Terrassa/Spain

Thomson Grim: Weavings and Fresco Monoprints, from March to April 2000 in San Francisco/USA

Six Points of the Compass, textile art exhibition, from March to April 2000 in Vienna

'La Folia ... à Lier', braiding exhibition, in April 2000 at the Chapelle Saint Louis de la Salpêtrière in Paris

'Passion for Textiles at your Fingertips', final year show of the students at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles, in May 2000

Works by Jung-Sook Lee, exhibition from October to November 2000 in Seoul/Korea

"Sewing Pieces Together", a solo exhibition by Leena Lukkarinen, from February to March 2000 in Helsinki

Shibori by Sabine Grundmann, exhibition form January to March 2000 in Schwerin/D

Funeral Blankets by Dörte Behn, exhibition form April to May 2000 in Munich

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Other subjects

Book reviews

The Tarim Mummies, Ancient China and the Mistery of the Earliest People from the West, H.P. Mallory/Victor H. Maier, London 2000

Kopftuchkulturen, Frauen in der Einen Welt, (Headscarf Cultures, Women of One World), Pub. Meral Akkent/Elisabeth Bala/Gaby Franger/Evelyn Gillmeister-Geisenhof/Lale Yalçin -Heckmann, Nürnberg 2000

Elegant Fantasy, The Jewelry of Arline Fisch, McFadden/Rigby/Bell/Stone, Stuttgart 1999

Tekstilkunst i Danmark 1988-98, Lisbeth Tolstrup/Anette Orom/Annette Graae, Kopenhagen 1999

From Russia with Love, Costumes for the Ballets Russes 1909-1933, Pub. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1998


'Tapestries for a Queen', notes on an exhibition by Irmgard Herzog, Frankfurt

Brief notes

A (Textile) Museum at the Swimming Pool, the Musée d'Art et d'Industrie in Roubaix/F.

Textile Heritage under the Hammer, the private DMC (Texunion) embroidery collection for sale

The British Axis Data Bank

Button Museum in the historic railway station of Warthausen in Germany


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

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