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Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research

Morgan, Laura; Winters, Amy; O'Nascimento, Ricardo ; Woods, Emma

Authors

Dr Laura Morgan Laura9.Morgan@uwe.ac.uk
Wallscourt Fellow in Design and Material Futures

Amy Winters

Ricardo O'Nascimento

Emma Woods



Abstract

Intersections celebrates the breadth of creative collaborations in textile design research.
Centred around the four themes of textiles and architecture, textiles and interactions, textile materialities and processes, as well as critical textiles, this exhibition considers the powerful role of cross- or interdisciplinary collaborations to advance research in the field of textiles. From novel material surfaces, data interfaces and social innovation to wearable technology, the built environment and the circular economy - the future of textiles is here to explore and to address the issues we encounter today.

Exhibition Performance Type Exhibition
Start Date Sep 12, 2019
APA6 Citation Morgan, L., Winters, A., O'Nascimento, R., & Woods, E. Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. (Unpublished)
Keywords Interdisciplinary Research, Collaboration, Textile Design Research, Material Design, Wearables, Smart Textiles, Circular Economy, Surface
Additional Information An international exhibition showcasing work resulting from interdisciplinary collaboration within contemporary textile design research. Featuring the work of 22 artists, designers, researchers and practitioners, the exhibition attracted an audience of approximately 150 people including members of the public, professionals within the design community, academics and researchers. Held at Loughborough University London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK.

Curated by:
Dr. Laura Morgan, Fellow in Design and Material Futures, The Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol.
Dr. Amy Winters, Lecturer, Soft Systems, Textiles, School of Design, Royal College of Art.
Ricardo O'Nascimento, PhD candidate, School of Design and Creative Arts, Loughborough University.
Emma Wood, PhD candidate and Lecturer, School of Design and Creative Arts, Loughborough University.

The exhibition accompanied Textile Intersections Conference Organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University in collaboration with Royal College of Art and Imperial College London from 12 – 14 September 2019.

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