Textile Art Conference was organized 14th September together with Textilmuseet in Borås, in conjunction with the exhibition Berättelser om/Stories About. Lotte Nilsson Välimaa and Katarina Wiklund from FAS were project managers.
Invited lecturers were Aida Miron (USA) Cartography and the Void, Sarah R. Gilbert (USA) Material Perceptions, Kjertil Røed (NO) On The art and life, Margaretha Klingberg (SE) Materiens vindlingar/The Plait of the Matter, Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir (IS) Material Performance and Hugger Mugger (SE) performance HANG-OVER.
The program included lectures, a performance and a guided tour of the exhibition Berättelser om/Stories About, which was done by Inger Bergström. September 15th a guided tour took place at the Textile Museum, The Abecita Museum of Modern Art and at Smart Textiles Showroom.
Textile Art Conference was focused on the themes in the ongoing exhibition and on questions about how the textile medium is reflected in the artists' own practices and what it is that makes it so suitable for an artistic exploration.
The conference was organized with the support of IASPIS.
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