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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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6 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


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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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