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Off the Page (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Harman, A. Off the Page. 7 October 2019 - 20 October 2019. (Unpublished)

In a unique alliance with Oriel Colwyn and the Northern Eye Festival 2019, Another Place Press published artists have been invited to submit work for a new exhibition. Selected images transfer from the printed page to the wall, creating a new collabo... Read More

Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L., Winters, A., O'Nascimento, R., & Woods, E. Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. (Unpublished)

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, th... Read More

A Fluid Landscape (2018)
Book
Harman, A. (2018). A Fluid Landscape. (200). Another Place Press

In 'A Fluid Landscape' Amanda Harman explores the shifting landscape of the Somerset levels, an area which, once sea, has gradually become land through a succession of salt marsh, freshwater wetland and rich summer pasture. Human intervention has s... Read More

From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Matthews, J., Shen, J., & Tyrer, J. (2018, July). From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle. Poster presented at Integrating Design with Sustainable Technology, The 91st Textile Institute World Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds , UK

Addressing environmental concerns in the textile industry has led to a growing field of research into material and process innovation. Digital technologies can facilitate on-demand manufacture and improve textile processes, resulting in waste reducti... Read More

Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, L., & Matthews, J. (2018). Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 81-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2017.1484048

INTERSECTIONS // Collaborations in Textile Design Research was held at Loughborough University London on 13 September 2017. The international conference and accompanying exhibition sought to explore the role of collaboration in textile design researc... Read More

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Prajapati, C., Shen, J., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (2018, April). Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design. Presented at 10th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology, Balneário Camboriú, Brazil

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Research into two emerging textile processing technologies, laser processing and enzyme biotechnology, were investigated as a means of applying... Read More

Sony World Photography Awards 2018 (2018)
Exhibition / Performance
Harman, A. Sony World Photography Awards 2018. 20 April 2018 - 6 May 2018. (Unpublished)

The series 'A Fluid Landscape' was shortlisted in the Professional Landscape Category of the Sony World Photography Awards 2018. The Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition travels extensively each year, giving winning and shortlisted photographers... Read More

Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L. (2017). Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration

Within the landscape of contemporary textile design research lies a rich site for collaboration, with the opportunity to draw on specialist knowledge across disciplines. This paper argues that Integrating textile design practice with specialist scien... Read More

Textile Led Sustainable Innovation for Sportswear (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Kane, F., Tyrer, J., & Shen, J. (2016, December). Textile Led Sustainable Innovation for Sportswear. Presented at The End of Fashion, College of Creative Arts, Massey University Wellington, New Zealand

Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Kane, F., Morgan, L., Akiwowo, K., & Tyrer, J. (2016). Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation. https://doi.org/10.7190/ead/2015/66

Academic research in textile design has traditionally been dominated by technical studies situated with science and engineering knowledge frameworks. Increasingly textile designers are undertaking research into technical areas with creative intention... Read More

Garden Stories (2016)
Book
Harman, A. (2016). Garden Stories. Blue Sky Books / Chris Raushenberg

Published by Blue Sky Gallery to coincide with a Solo Exhibition at the gallery in 2016, this series of unintended or ‘accidental’ still lives, made around the gardens and outbuildings of an English country house, seeks to make visible the unseen and... Read More

Laser-dyeing for Sustainable Textile Design (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., Kane, F., & Shen, J. (2015, June). Laser-dyeing for Sustainable Textile Design. Paper presented at 13th International Wool Research Conference (IWRC-13) And AATCC Sustainability Symposium, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China

Current industry standards for dyeing woollen textiles use high temperatures and long processing times to aid dye diffusion. The consumption of water, energy and chemicals used in dyeing and finishing processes have been identified as key challenges... Read More

Critical Mass - Points of Entry (2015)
Exhibition / Performance
Harman, A. Critical Mass - Points of Entry. 28 May 2015 - 7 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Exhibiting artist in the Critical Mass 50 exhibition, Points of Entry, shown as part of Fotowestival Lodz in 2015. Curated by Fotofestiwal Artistic Director, Alison Nordström each image can be seen as an entry point to a winning series, while the ne... Read More

The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., & Kane, F. (2014). The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design. https://doi.org/10.2351/1.5063061

The consumption of water and energy used in current dyeing and finishing processes in the textile industry pose significant environmental concern. By offering alternative solutions to traditional textile wet processing through laser technology, there... Read More

Laser Enhanced Dyeing of Wool for Textile Design (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., Kane, F., & Shen, J. (2014, November). Laser Enhanced Dyeing of Wool for Textile Design. Paper presented at Transitions: Re-thinking Textiles and Surfaces, University Of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, U.K

A laser assisted dyeing technique for wool based textiles, allowing surface pattering of the textile substrate, is presented in this paper. Laser technology can offer digital design capabilities combined with the ability for bespoke or short run prod... Read More