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TF 4/2005 The Art of Clothing

English edition

Title: Pia Fischer, "German top (3 neckties), German skirt (made of zippers), and an election bag", photo: Eckhard Jonalik, Berlin

TF: 56 pages, 32 high quality colour pages, A4-format
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Brief notes (pp. 2)
TF Regional (pp. 3-7)
Reports (pp. 8-15)
Preview (pp. 13, 16-19)
MAIN TOPIC (pp. 20-39, 42/43)
Books (pp. 40/41)
Calendar (ETN Database!)
Ads (pp. 45, 47-53)


Brief notes


International Directory of Textile Collections
Washington Textile Museum

Award for Braiding Technique
Jacqui Carey

A remarkable address in India
Weavers Studio

Textile Directory 2006

Kaarina Kellomäki – Textile Artist of the Year

The first purpose-built Quilt Museum in the USA

Weaving workshop and two shops in Amsterdam available for takeover
Eva Design


TF Regional (A, CH, D)


Calendar Regional


The Handbag – Exhibition in Deggendorf/D
Deggendorf Museums

German-Polish exhibition
WCC Europes

The 2005 Swiss Design Award

Women's Museum in Hittisau/A

Creativa 2006

Fair stand ‘Creative Crafts’ in Munich

Crafts & Hobby

The Neumünster Texile Museum reanimating


37º Accessories

The Hessen State Award for Bärbel Kostron, fashion design

"Austrian Look" – Exhibition with "everlasting" clothing
Susanne Bisovsky

The Grassi Fair 2005

"Sweeping Wind" – Open-air festival in Northern Hessen/D

"In Scenario IV" – Textile art exhibition in Salzau/D


3rd Handweaving Forum – report of the meeting of the WEBEN+ in Waddeweitz/D


The "Textile Art Berlin 2005" – report of a new fair




The ETN Conference and exhibition in Turkey
ETN Conference page


Filophilo – The 15th International Textile Art Exhibition in Como, report by Monika Engel


Ariane de Briey: Installations – exhibition in Brussels

Weaving with Natalia Tsvetkova in Scotland

Patchwork Meeting in Alsace 2005

Bridal Fashion Schow

Fabric/Paper – Festival in Lyon
Institut d'Histoire du Livre


"Open Letter" – The 2005 4th International Biennial of Miniature Textiles in Lithuania, report by Monika Engel

Young Textile Art from Lithuania in Berlin, report by Beatrijs Sterk


Two remarkable textile shows in the UK, report by Beatrijs Sterk
Creative Exhibitions Ltd.




Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the first quarter of 2006, 187 current exhibitions are listed, 19 specialized meetings respectively further educational opportunities and 21 competitions.The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 58 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.
(Up-to-date event overview see Calendar/ETN Database)



"Typical Norwegian?" – Exhibition in Hamburg

Scythia 6 – International Textile Art Meeting in Kherson/UKR
Andrew Schneider

Masters of the Cloth, Indian Textiles Traded to Distant Shores – Exhibition of the Tapi Collection in New Delhi, India
Tapi Collection

"Wild Hair" – Exhibition with clothing made of feathers, skins and fur in Rotterdam/NL
Wereld Museum

Persian Textiles 1788 – 1925, exhibition in Zurich/CH
Museum Rietberg

Imperial Carpets from China – exhibition in Cologne/D
Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst

Major Indonesian show in Amsterdam
Nieuwe Kerk



IF Material Award

Fashion, Flair & Fantasy

Competitions for ‘Convergence’
Handweavers Guild of America

3rd European Quilt Triennial 2006

Textile Design Student Competition, New York

"Made from Paper" – Juried exhibition in Hanover
Handwerksform Hannover

Textile Print Competition and the 12th Eurostitch Competition
Eurostitch Magazine


Women in Textile Arts 2006
Women in the Textile Arts

4th Linen Biennial in Krosno, Poland


Pictures of Japan – weekend lectures in the MAK Academy in Vienna

Textile Trends, 1st International Conference in Berlin
Textile Trends

Colours in Textiles, the 2nd conference of the TSFW in Taunton/UK
Textile Forum South West

Fabric Art Workshops
Atelier "Committed to Cloth"

Textile collections and creativity, conference in Manchester/UK

"Northern Lights", study trip to Finland, Sweden and Tallinn/EE

Textile narratives and conversations, the 10th symposium of the Textile Society of America in Toronto/CDN

2nd Tapestry Symposium 2008 in Melbourne



Embroidered – exhibition in Tilburg/NL
Nederlands Textielmuseum

Ann Richards: Jewellery / Shawls – exhibition in Copenhagen/DK

The ‘Prisma’ group – exhibition in London

Egyptian Landscapes – Wissa Wassef exhibition in London
Brunei Gallery


Catwalk Fashion – exhibition with costumes of the Kramer/Ruf collection in Berlin

Dress to Impress – costume exhibition in Amsterdam

Fashion in Colors – exhibition in the New York Cooper Hewitt Museum

Eco Fashion in the UK – exhibition in the Crafts Council Gallery, London

Fashion from Japan – exhibition in the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney/AUS


MAIN TOPIC: The Art of Clothing


Body Art – Artists' Design Clothes, by Karin Thönnissen


Body-Fashion-Mind, Alba D`Urbano & Arlette Vermeiren in Trieste/I


Artwear: Stretching the Boundaries, by Melissa Leventon


Wearable – Unwearable: An Artists' Gallery


Atout Fil – An Atypical Artwear Show
Atout Fil


The Wearable Art Fever Among our Antipodes
World of Wearable Art Ltd.
Fashion, Flair & Fantasy
Shearwater Wearable Art


Expedition to Fashion Schools Around the World, exhibition report by Dietmar Laue


A selection of new fashion books by Beatrijs Sterk


"Ausgeze!chnet" – Winners of contemporary European fashion awards, resumee by Dietmar Laue


Fashion in Africa: Fashion as medium of self dramatisation and expression of modernity – and Oumou Sy: Fashion made in Africa, two exhibitions in Hamburg




Techno Textiles 2 – Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Design, Sarah E. Braddock Clarke & Marie O`Mahony; London 2005

Fashioning the Future: Tomorrow´s Wardrobe, Suzanne Lee; London 2005

The Cutting Edge – Fashion from Japan, editor Louise Mitchell, Sydney 2005

Braut Moden Schau 1755 – 2005, editors Bärbel Heidiner & Julia Berger, Munich 2005

Fashion in Colors, editor Akiko Fukai; New York 2005

The Complete Fashion Sourcebook, John Peacock; London 2005


The Frankfurt Book Fair, report by Beatrijs Sterk

Book reviews:

Traditional Korean Costume, Lee Kuyung Ja/Hong Na Young & Chang Sook Hwan; London 2005

21/21 The Textile Visions of Reiko Sudo and Nuno, editor Lesley Millar; Farnham/UK 2005

Masters of Origami – Die Vielfalt der Faltkunst, editor Hangar 7; Ostfildern/D 2005

The Art of Knitting – Inspirational stitches, textures and surfaces, Françoise Tellier-Loumagne; London 2005

Dutch Velt – Vilt in Beeld, Ria van Els-Dubelaar; Frakener/NL 2005

Weltbilder-Bildwelten: Peter Horn (artist catalogue), editor Peter Horn; Kiel 2004

Klöppelspitzen in Deutschland, ihre Weiterentwicklung von 1950 bis 2000 (Bobbin Lace in Germany – Its development from 1950 until 2000), editor Deutscher Klöppelverband; own edition/Übach-Palenberg/D 2003

Visions in Textiles – From Tradition to Textile Art/Design of Tomorrow (exhibition catalogue), editor Prof. Suhandan Özay; Izmir/TR 2005 (page 8)

Generation Mode – Eine Expedition zu den Modeschulen der Welt (The Fashion Generation – Expedition to the Fashion Schools of the World), Düsseldorf 2005/2006 (page 35)

Mode in Afrika, editor Ilsemagret Luttmann; own edition 2005 (page 42)



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