2013 Degree Show Invite

2013 Degree Show!

Come and see the 2013 Textile Futures final year show exploring the future of materiality! From Wednesday June 19th until Sunday June 23rd. Find us in The Street at Central Saint Martins! Wednesday 19th Friday 21st June, 12-8PM Saturday 22nd Sunday 23rd June, 12-6PM Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing time. Dont miss our Lunchtime Talks series: > Luxe is More: Morgan Bajardi (Engineered Illusions), Emilie F. Grenier (Disquiet Luxurians), Amy Radcliffe (Scent-ography: A Post-Visual Pasti Time), Wednesday June 19th at 12:30 > Crafting Nature: Amielia Katze (Project Bambi), Loekie Smeets (Smart by Nature), Yesenia Thibault-Picazo (Craft in the Anthropocene), Thursday June 20th at 12:30 > Mundane Magnificence: Claire Anderson (Mundane Biomimicry), Helene Combal-Weiss (Industrial Animism), Tanya [...]

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NEW WEBSITE!

To coincide with the appointment of the new team at MA Textile Futures, we have a new and improved website! We will be continually updating our news page with all the course activity and opportunities.

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ALIVE/ENVIE EXHIBITION AT EDF FONDATION IN PARIS

As part of our Future Biological Manufacture Project Textile Futures will be visiting the ALIVE Exhibition in Paris. Curated by Carole Collet from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, ALIVE explores the future potential of biological science and living technology, presenting a range of exciting work from global designers exploring the implications of human intervention within the natural and biological world. The exhibition will also feature newly commissioned work by three Textile Futures graduates.

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FUTURE BIOLOGICAL MANUFACTURE GREEN HOUSE

First Year students from MA Textile Futures constructed a green house installation as part of Green Week at Central Saint Martins. The construction housed the gourds we have been growing from seed, as well as showcasing the moulds proposals that would be attached to the gourd plants to enable us to ‘grow’ rather than manufacture products. — at Textile Futures

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Milan Design Week 2013

MA Textile Futures is exhibiting at MOST during Milan Design Week, the destination curated by Tom Dixon at Milan’s Museum of Science & Technology. Final Year Students will be previewing their graduation projects showcasing a breadth of exciting work exploring the future of materiality.

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Edible Alchemy

MA Textile Futures students were involved in the second iteration of the Edible Alchemy public workshops celebrating the potential of two materials- flax and the aronia berry. The workshop forms part of the EU funded Resilients Project run by Carole Collet, Reader & Deputy Director of Textile Futures Research Centre, in collaboration with Bart Vandeput, the artist behind the edible photovoltaic tapas. Photography by Mischa Haller.

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Material Actions

Prop makers and stylists Lightening and Kinglyface kicked off a one-day workshop working with First Year Textile Futures students to translate material actions into styled visuals. 

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