WoCCA Textiles Cooee on 17 October
You are welcome to join us for the next in our ongoing series on the state of our craft media across the country.
Date: Tuesday 17 October 2023, 5 pm to 6.30pm (AEDT)
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2023 has seen many contemporary textiles exhibitions around the country with several touring for several years plus numerous local and regional exhibitions. Is there a resurgence in interest and enhanced opportunities for crafts practitioners working in textiles? What’s driving this interest in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous textiles art and design works?
Hear from the directors of the organising institutions and curators of the Tamworth Textile Triennale 5, Residue + Response: connecting histories and cultures and the Jam Factory’s, New Exuberance: contemporary Australian textile design in art, design and fashion.
Speakers are –
- Bridget Guthrie, Director, Tamworth Regional Gallery.
- Carol McGregor, curator, Residue + Response: connecting histories and cultures
- Brian Parkes, COE, Jam Factory, Adelaide.
- Carly Dodd, the Jam Factory’s First Nations Assistant Curator who worked with Meryl Ryan the exhibition.
Presented by Liz Williamson and Louise Hamby