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Sat 24th Nov at 3:00pm

Conference: Travelling Textiles

@ Arnolfini, Bristol

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Conference: Travelling Textiles

Many textile styles and techniques are today still connected to specific local traditions. On the other hand, as valuable objects of trade, textiles travelled across the old merchant's routes and created new trans-regional connections.

International experts, including former gallerist and researcher Seth Siegelaub, collector Rudolf G. Smend, and Grant Watson, Senior Curator at Iniva, explore the role of textile crafts, collection and display, asking what do we learn from textiles?