PechaKucha Presentation

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Sara Oka

in Honolulu

Cutalogue of Textiles

PRESENTED ON DEC 13, 2013
IN HONOLULU @ VOL 19

Sara Oka is Curator of Textiles at the Honolulu Museum of Arts. Before working at the museum, she taught art and bookbinding at various institutions and coordinated public art programming for the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts. She talks about the inventory of her collection of textiles from all around the world. She shows pictures of different types of clothes and designs on them, from different parts of the world.

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Chamuchic

BY CLAUDIA MUÑOZ
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

Claudia Muñoz talks about her textile project Chamuchic, an accessories range designed and produced by indigenous artisans from Chiapas. (In Spanish) 

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The Arts of Kapa

BY DALANY TANAHY
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Dalani Tanahy is a lifelong artist in many mediums. She began her kapa journey nearly 20 years ago, with Kapa education always being at the forefront of her work. Dalani feels proudest of the kapa that is made for actual use and is known for making soft pliable kapa.

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History of Kimono

BY KANA MANIWA
IN LINCOLN, UK

Let presenter Kana Maniwa from Takayo Style take you through the history of kimono while she adds her personal touch. Thank you for bringing all that color and fun to our Japan Fest Night in Lincoln.

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A Textile Designer's Influences

BY MARK TIMMINS
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Mark Timmins examines how St. Ives in Cronwall has influenced his textile design.

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Fashioning Culture


BY SHARON DE LYSTER
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Sharon de Lyster discusses the cost of fast fashion on society versus the value of handmade textiles which carry stories of cultural identity providing ethical production, economic empowerment and preserving heritage craft.

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Archive-inspired Digital Lace

BY SARAH TAYLOR
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Sarah Taylor looks at one of her collaborative textile design projects.

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Conversation Prints: Artful Dialogues about Reproductive Rights

BY DARCY FALK
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

"Conversation print" is the industry term for fabric prints that re not floral or geometric.  Darcy Falk talks about her project that moves beyond prints that featuring golf clubs and kitchen appliances.  She is developing garments using vintage patterns and unique fabric that sparks conversations about topics that we don't usually talk about at the dinner table.  The result is conversation prints that stimulate artful dialog about reproductive rights.

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A Life in Search of Inspiration

BY KAREN HAMPTON
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 11, 2016

African American artist Karen Hampton takes us on an adventure through time as she conducts research for her historically based artwork.  Karen is a world recognized fiber artist living in California who has researched the African Diaspora in locations near and far.  This presentation covers her time in Brazil and the Nevada desert.  Her artwork is on display at the Honolulu Museum of Art thru April 23rd ,2017.

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Shoreditch gentrification as a print! How!?

BY MASSIMO CASAGRANDE
@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

Massimo Casagrande gave this wonderful PechaKucha talk at the Geffrye Museum in April 2017 (vol 13 of the London series) and showcased his teams design for the London Design Festival which encapsulated the gentrification of Shoreditch in a print - how? / what? / who? ---- JUST WATCH!