KOKO KIRJO - THE WHOLE SPECTRUM
NORDIC TEXTILE MEETING IN TAMPERE, FINLAND 8.-11.6.2023
The Finnish Association of Textile Artists TEXO organizes an international textile meeting in Tampere 8.-11.6.2023 in cooperation with Nordic Textile Art.
The registration will be open later on. We will let you know as soon as possible.
The theme is colour!
KOKO KIRJO - THE WHOLE SPECTRUM consists of a seminar day containing professional lectures, excursions and cooperative workshops. The meeting in Tampere brings together the organizations’ boards, members, textile industry professionals and textile artists.
On Thursday the lectures of the all-day seminar will open conversation of the use of colors in the history and in the future of textile art and design. The focus is on the sustainable development and the structure of different colours from pigments to bio based dyes.
On Friday the participants will make an excursion to Forssa, town full of Finnish textile history.
There they will become familiarized with colour, material and pattern samples from early 19th century archives. After the historical part there will be a visit to the local handicraft printing company.
On Saturday there will be optional workshops. The workshops focuses are on versatile textile processing methods. In the evening participants are welcome to take part in a lake cruise and enjoy dinner followed by sauna at lake Pyhäjärvi.
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