textiles

VALERIE WARTELLE | art (1080)

I am a fine artist working with fibres and textiles, and here ‘s a short film about my process and practice made by the amazing photographer and film maker Sarah Mason. If you want to find out more about my…

Meet the Woolkeepers: Jim Dufosee

“We started converting some of the land to organic in 1999 to see if we could cope and slowly converted more and more until the whole farm became organic in 2007.” Meet Jim Dufosee. Jim is one of our organic…

Weaving the Future

This film was made for Weaving the Future, a multi-media exhibition produced by Tim Smith that explores how Britain’s textile industry is being reinvented for the 21st century. It showcases the work of Balbir Singh Dance Company and Dance United…

It’s a Material World

This research project explores hands-on processes which both exploit and modify the properties of under-valued textiles. Shibori heat-setting transforms slinky synthetics into sculptural forms while taking advantage of poor colour fastness to passively resist-dye the textiles. Partially de-threaded fabrics are…

Energy – Holly Berry

Holly Berry designs and makes contemporary woven interiors products and fashion accessories using luxury natural fibres and an exciting colour pallet. Celebrating the art and heritage of woven textiles is important to Holly, all pieces are traditionally woven at a…

Mimicry

More information at: http://www.drawingconclusions.net/textiles/#Mimicry A color sensor detects the color in front of it and projects it through the dress through fibre optics.