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TF 2/2001 European Textile Routes II

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TF: 48 pages, 22 high quality colour pages, A4 format
Most of the articles are presented with complete contact addresses.

European Textile Routes II

European Textile Routes: 10 museum-based routes in
• Finland
• Austria
• D/Berlin-Brandenburg
• D/Northrhine-Westphalia
• B/Flanders
• Great Britain
• Portugal
• I/Piedmont
• Slovenia
• R/St. Petersburg

Virtual Textile Routes - The difficulty of implementing cultural itineraries through international cooperation, by Dietmar Laue

Notes to the Textile Routes Website and CD-ROM

Way to Wool - Monuments and museums of woollen cloth production in the Eifel region, by Detlef Stender

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Preview of events

Calendar of international events

Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the third quarter of 2001, 199 current exhibitions are listed, 31 specialized meetings resp. further educational opportunities and 17 competitions.

Calendar of regional events

The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 60 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.

Some selected event previews

Twelve 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 - Details and/or illustrated articles

Burial Finds, Cathedral Museum of Bremen

"Seamless", exhibition by the Nuremberg Forum of Applied Art, from 5 July to 5 August 2001

"Textile Kultur Haslach", on 21/22 July 2001 in Upper Austria

Fayence, Glass & Tapestries from the Reign of King Frederic I, exhibition from 6 May to 5 August 2001 in Berlin

Bulgarian Textile Art: "Tradition and Present Time", exhibition from 6 to 31 July 2001 in Sofia

Batik - Drawn in Wax - 200 years of textile art from Indonesia, exhibiton from 10 April to 14 October 2001 in the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

From Princes' Court and Sultans' Palaces, exhibition of Javan and Sumatran batiks from the R. Smend collection, 12 August to late October 2001 in Heidelberg

"Art-Batik-Berlin, Taktha", exhibition and symposium from 13 July to 2 September (14-16 July) 2001 in Berlin

Imaginary Clothing, exhibition at Varaigne Castle/France, from 3 June to 16 September 2001

Fashion Show "Mittelmoda", from 14 to 16 September 2001 in Gorizia/Italy

Miniartextil 2001, exhibition of textile art in Como, 22-27 Oct. 2001

"Fashion View", presentation from 5 to 7 October 2001 in Gelsenkirchen: Results of this year's judged fashion competition

Haussa Embroideries, exhibition from 23 June to 21 October 2001 in Tournai/Belgium

Fabulous Creatures from Desert Sands, exhibition of important 2.000-year-old finds from Northern China, Riggisberg/CH

Hat exhibition "Quadrichromie", from 20 May to 30 September 2001 in Chazelles-sur-Lyon/France

Paper Works by Annica Stiernlöf, exhibition from 9 June to 8 July 2001 in Landskrona/Sweden

Embroidery by Tilleke Schwarz, exhibition from 15 Septebmer to 11 November 2001 in Leeuwarden/NL

Shibori Tie Dyeing, exhibition from 1 July to 2 September 2001 at the Krefeld Textile Museum

"Textural Space", exhibition in context of this year's Japan festival in Britain, from 9 July to 18 November 2001 in two cities, Norwich and Manchester

"Meeting Points: New Works in Fibre", exhibition from 18 My to 23 September 2001 in Edinburgh, Royal Museum

"A-Poc Making" - Issey Miyake and Dai Fujiwara, exhibition of their latest work from 1 June to 1 July at the Vitra Design Museum in Berlin

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Reports of selected events

Textile Art in the Botanical Gardens in May/June 2001 in Gießen/D

Apandi Magomedov - An artist from Dagestan, exhibition at the Moscow gallery "A-3" in the year 2000

Textile Scenography/Poland: Urszula Plewka-Schmidt, exhibition in March/April 2001 in Lodsz

The Swedish Textile Network, meeting in March 2001 in Kiruna

Metall Brillance in Textile Art: Gerd Brox Simonsen, exhibition in February/March 2001 in Gothenburg/S

The "Mons Claudianus" Textile Project, seminar on Roman textiles in April 2001 in Borås/S

"On the Surface", exhibition in March/April 2001 with works of Tabea Dürr in Gothenburg/S

"Unique Classics", 36 tapestries by Britt-Marie Hansson in Gothenburg's new opera house

"The Splendow of a Continent", exhibition of selected pieces of the Lautz collection, in May/June 2001 in the Gallery Smend in Cologne

Prague Graduation Pieces "Adorning and Decorative Fashion Accessoires"

Mária Hollósy - A rediscoverd embroidery tradition in Slovakia, report by Eva Cisárová-Mináriková

Special Reports

A Textile Craft Tour to Iran, by Helga Berry

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Other Subjects

Book reviews

Batik - Drawn in Wax - 200 years of batik art from Indonesia in the Tropenmuseum collection, Itie van Hout; Amsterdam 2001

Stickereien (Embroideries), Catalogue of the art collection of the Stiftung Preussische Schlösser & Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg; Munich 2000

Ponchos de las tierras del Plata, Ruth Corcuera; Buenos Aires 1999

Tekstildesign - Fra det gamle Aegypten til cyberspace, Britt Sallingboe & Karen Marie Andersen; Børkop/DK 1999

Von der Faser zum Stoff (From Fibre to Fabric), Ursula Völker & Katrin Brückner; Hamburg 2001

Gemzøe - A Danish Textile Artist, Tine Jolander; Copenhagen 2001

Fabric of Fashion; editor British Council; London 2000

Zukunft Maßkonfektion (Bespoke Ready-to-Wear Apparel for the Future), authors' group; Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt/M. 2001

Brief notes

Copyright for Design Services - Expert report

Nettle Cultivation in Lüchow-Dannenberg/Germany

Two Textile Museums with Internet Databases of their Collections: Terrassa/Spain and Lyon/France


AEDTA to be dissolved, by Pénélope Riboud-Duran/F

Elsje van Keppel †, by Kay Lawrence/AUS

Art-Quilt 2001, critical remarkes by Gertraude Pohl/D


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