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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@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

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History of Kimono

BY KANA MANIWA
IN LINCOLN, UK

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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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Small Scale City Skirt

BY JULIA O'CONNELL
@ VOL 26 ON JUL 05, 2016

In Small Scale City Skirt from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 26, Textile Artist Julia O'Connell talks about taking time to look carefully at details. She collects these beautiful 'micro moments', which she views as everyday presents, and uses them to layer and stitch into her textile work. Here she talks about her commission for the City Arcadia project, where she is working up her Small Scale City Skirt as a way of making the city wearable.

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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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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!

 

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Reading Material

BY YEMI AWOSILE
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 26, 2017

"I'm interested in materials in their rawest state ... to the point where it's processed, to user intervention, to post consumption and disposal and reuse."

Yemi Awosile presents Reading Material.