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Sudo Reiko, Paper Roll (details), 2002 Photo courtesy: Sudo Reiko/Nuno Corporation, Tokyo Photo: Sue McNab

Staging Textiles: Shifting Contexts from Studio to Museum

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CHAT’s Winter Programme 2019 presents the fourth edition of the annual Discussion Forum, exploring the possibilities of textiles in different contexts. Staging Textiles: Shifting Contexts from Studio to Museum, brings together over a dozen speakers from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, with backgrounds as varied as curation, academia, performance, contemporary art and fashion to examine questions of methodology and meaning in the presentation of textiles, ranging from conceptual issues to experimental forms, and introduces a range of diverse cases and challenges.

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7 Dec 2019 – 8 Dec 2019

7 Dec 2019 (Saturday)
Day 1,  10:30am-5:00pm

8 Dec 2019 (Sunday)
Day 2, 10:30am-5:00pm


Fabrica Atrium, The Mills Fabrica, 4/F, The Mills


Karin Altmann
Artist and academic, Vienna

Aboubakar Fofana
Artist, Bamako

FFIXXED STUDIOS (Kain Picken and Fiona Lau)
Fashion design collective, Hong Kong and Shanghai

Mella Jaarsma
Artist and Co-Founder, Cemeti Institute for Art and Society, Yogyakarta

Kang Ya-Chu
Artist, Taipei

Sri Kuhnt-Saptodewo
Academic, Vienna

Saito Seiichi
Director, Rhizomatiks Architecture, Tokyo

Sudo Reiko
Design Director, Nuno Corporation, Tokyo

Sharon S Takeda
Senior Curator and Head of the Costume and Textiles De¬partment, LACMA, Los Angeles

Kennie Ting
Director, Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum, Singapore
Group Director of Museums, National Heritage Board, Singapore

Tominaga Wataru
Fashion designer, Tokyo

Kawita Vatanajyankur
Artist, Bangkok

Iaroslav Volovod
Curator, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

Yokoyama Ikko
Lead Curator, Design and Architecture, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong

Jackie Yoong
Curator, Asian Fashion and Textiles, and Peranakan Art, Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum, Singapore

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