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Artisan family featured on The Textile Atlas, photo by Stephanie Tang

TECHSTYLE Series 3.2 Discussion Forum: Textile Legacies: Now and Future

Free Admission|RSVP

This two-day international discussion forum brings together leading figures with a wide range of expertise to discuss the present and future of textile legacy. Speakers, including artists, designers, museum curators, subject specialists, and cultural practitioners, will share their experiences and innovative ideas of preserving and revitalising textile heritage.

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8 Dec 2018 – 9 Dec 2018
8 Dec 2018 (Saturday) Day 1,  1:30 – 7:20pm 9 Dec 2018 (Sunday) Day 2, 1:30 – 6:20pm Registration starts at 1:00pm


Fabrica Atrium, The Mills Fabrica, 4/F, The Mills
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Cosmin Costinas (Executive Director and Curator, Para Site, Hong Kong)
Ade Darmawan (Artist, Jakarta)
Sharon de Lyster (Founder, The Textile Atlas, and Narrative Made, Hong Kong)
Lidewij Edelkoort (Dean of Hybrid Design Studies, Parsons School for Design, New York)
Johanna Engman (Curator and Industrial Heritage Coordinator, Textile Museum of Sweden, Borås)
Hosoo Masataka (Brand Director, HOSOO, Kyoto)
Chanthasone Inthavong (Founder, The Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women, Vientiane)
Kobayashi Fumie (Founder and Designer, CALICO, Nara and New Delhi)
Koike Kazuko (Co-founder and Member of Advisory Board, MUJI and Director, Towada Art Center, Towada)
Nguyen Huyen (Founder and Coordinator, Textile Linker, Hanoi)
Gabriela Sanchez y Sanchez de la Barquera (Head of Creative Projects and Senior Designer, Vlisco, Helmond)
Antonia Syme (Director, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne)
Errol van de Werdt (Director and CEO, TextielMuseum, Tilburg)
Yee I-Lann (Artist, Kuala Lumpur)

Founding Donor                                            Main Donor 


CHAT Winter Pre-opening Programmes Supported by

TECHSTYLE Series 3.1 Exhibition Strategic Partner in Technology


TECHSTYLE Series 3.1 Exhibition Supported by


TECHSTYLE Series 3.2 Discussion Forum Supported by

An accredited event of BODW City Programme


Special Arrangements

CHAT will close on 26 January – but opens to public for the rest of the week!⁣