The Textile and Place conference explores the politics of textiles. Hosted by Manchester School of Art, the conference builds upon the debates from the first Textile and Place conference which took place in 2018 and postponed from April 2020 thanks to the pandemic.
It is now presented online.
We are delighted to be partnering with the British Textile Biennial, who are hosting a range of events and exhibitions online https://britishtextilebiennial.co.uk/.
Writer about textiles. Her editorial and curatorial project, Cultural Threads, is a book about postcolonial thinking and contemporary textile practice (Bloomsbury: 2015) accompanied by a travelling exhibition Migrations (2015-2017). She is Professor of Crafts & Vice-Prefekt of Research at the Academy of Design & Crafts (HDK), University of
Writer and broadcaster who specialises in the cultural and political history of
textiles and dress;
Presented the BBC Four's A Stitch in Time, a six-part documentary series which "explored the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore".
We would like to thank the peer review panel for their work and support: Dr Claire Barber, Dr Sian Bonnell, Professor Steve Dixon, Professor Kate Fletcher, Professor Catherine Harper, Professor Alice Kettle, Penny Macbeth, Professor Lesley Millar, Dr Annie Shaw.