Open Call

Enabling Research to Change

TFRC and TED

Open callEnabling Research to Change

Our Swedish project partner Mistra Future Fashion has opened up a new funding opportunity;  Enabling Research to Change. It’s a call for new ideas that contribute to a systemic change of the fashion industry, making it circular and more sustainable. 60, 000 are offered to support new ideas for enabling research to change. (more…)

Exhibition

Textile Talent Exhibition

Anne Marr

Save the Date: Textile Talent Exhibition

BA Textile Design at Central Saint Martins has been invited by highly acclaimed trend forecaster Li Edelkoort to participate in the New York Textile Month later this summer. (more…)

Exhibition

Experiencing Change/ Changing Experience Exhibition

Bridget Harvey

Bridget Harvey, TED PhD researcher, is exhibiting in Experiencing Change/ Changing Experience at ONCA Gallery, Brighton between 27 July – 5 August. Her piece, the Spelman Cups (2016) explores Elizabeth Spelman’s definitions of non-repairers and our complex relationship to repair. (more…)

Symposium

Symposium: What is Urban Fabric?

Anne Marr

Urban Fabric, is a new research community led by a high calibre of researchers and academics based at Central Saint Martins as part of the UAL Textiles Futures Research Centre. UFab offers sustainable and innovative textile solutions to transform urban environments and their impact on daily life.  (more…)

Conference

Summer Institute at FIT

Prof. Becky Earley

Prof. Becky Earley will be a guest speaker at this year’s Summer Institute at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Becky’s talk ‘Designing for Circular Textile Speed’ will be accompanied by ‘Circular Speeds’ workshop. (more…)

Event

Central Saint Martins Degree Shows 2016 – Show Two

TFRC and TED

22 – 26 June 2016

Courses:
Jewellery and Textiles: BA Jewellery Design, BA Textile Design, MA Material Futures (more…)

Event

Chelsea Undergraduate Summer Show 2016

TFRC and TED

17 – 25 June 2016
Catch the up and coming artists and designers of tomorrow at the Chelsea College of Arts Undergraduate Summer Show, featuring work by graduating students from the following courses: (more…)

Event

PoL #25 Rope Songs with LT/HT Group

Anne Marr

Anne Marr, TFRC deputy directr will be part of PoL #25 Rope Songs taking place on 11 May at London College of Communication. The event is a participatory performance, exploring musical forms of measurement experienced through the activity of rope making.

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Research

The Craft Readers

TFRC and TED

TED/TFRC PhD researcher Bridget Harvey and CSM research student Giorgio Salani have started a reading group, The Craft Readers at UAL.  The name is in reference to The Craft Reader, edited by Glenn Adamson (Berg, 2009), the writings in which cover many of the different areas of craft. (more…)