The TextielMuseum used the Bauhaus 100-year anniversary as an opportunity to invite four artists to produce new pieces for the museums collection in the TextielLab. Saskia Noor van Imhoff, Krijn de Koning, Marijn van Kreij and Koen Taselaar used the high- and low-tech possibilities in the TextielLab to shape their ideas, which were inspired by the Bauhaus.
The film Weaving Stories by Thonik is presented in the context of the exhibition Cultural Threads in the Auditorium of the TextielMuseum.
Rapper Akwasi developes audio tour 'Akwasi in your ear' for exhibition 'Cultural Threads'
The owner of the site Pantonworld did loan some fabrics for the exhibition ?Simply Scandinavian. We asked him about his passion for the work of the Danish designer Verner Panton. He transformed his own house to a true Pantonworld!
The textile industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. In the minor Reframing Textiles 2017-2018, 3rd year students of the Design Academy Eindhoven looked at textiles through the lens of the Anthropocene, the epoch from which the significant human impact on climate and atmosphere has started. We are forced to reinvent our methods of production, consumption, recycling and use, as well as our aesthetics. What are the responsibilities and opportunities for the designer in this context?