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Textile Arts LA Hosts Mindful Materials, A Textile Summit
September 15 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
We are excited to announce our partnership with Textile Arts Los Angeles! You are invited to join us for Mindful Materials, a 2-day textile summit on Saturday September 15 and Sunday September 16, to explore questions, approaches, and responses to the concept of Mindful Materials. The textile, manufacturing, apparel, and “making” communities have been questioning – in a variety of ways and with a range of enthusiasm – the concept of sustainability, the power of innovation, the role of technology, and how collaboration rather than competition can be a path forward.
As artists and community members, what is our role in these questions and to what degree do we turn to disruption, i.e., a radical rethinking of our ways of making and being in the world? How do we contribute to a meaningful dialogue and course of action – both in our intimate community and in our position within one of the largest urban environments and economic markets in the world?
MINDFUL MATERIALS: SPEAKERS + PANELISTS
SATURDAY 9:30AM – 6PM
- Carmen Artigas, sustainable designer, consultant, and speaker, specializing in integrating ethical practices within the fashion industry.
- Kristine Upesleja of Madisons Innovative
- Barbara Bryn Klare, rescued textile artist
- Adele Stafford of Voices of Industry
- Kestrel Jenkins of Conscious Chatter
- Jessica Schreiber of Fab Scrap
- and more!
Arcana: Books on the Arts will be extending a discount on book purchases to all paid attendees.
SATURDAY PANELS ONLY: $145 members; $160 non-members
SUNDAY BUNDLE DYEING WITH THE DOGWOOD DYER: $150 + $15 materials fee members; $175 + $15 materials fee non-members
WEEKEND: $285 members; $325 non-members (both + $15 materials fee)