13 Sep 2023
Seminar: Patterns Without Borders 27.10.2023
Seminar: Patterns Without Borders
HAMK Uni. Of Applied Sciences
Wahreninkatu 11C, 3rd floor
Forssa Spinning Mill Area
Open to everyone interested in textiles, patterns and textile heritage. You are most welcome!
The Forssa museum seminar brings together five speakers from around the world. They represent a textile collection or textile creation that somehow transcend the boundaries of time and culture. They bring up different phenomena in the world of pattern heritage.
The aim of the seminar is to bring out interesting phenomena related to patterns and arouse interest towards textile heritage and contemporary production.
Participation is free. Please register here:
11.00-11.30 Welcome to the seminar
11.30-13.00 Seminar session 1
- Kati Kivimäki, Forssa Museum, Finland
"Interpretations and imported patterns in Forssa collection"
- Rie Akimoto-Ahva, Yamanashi Technology Center, Japan
"KAIKI - The colors and patterns of silk lining fabrics for Haori, from local textile archives"
- Satoko Matsuura, Japan
"Patterns of Kawachi Cotton"
13.00-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-15.30 Seminar session 2
- Andreea Tanasescu, Romania
"Giving Back Credit to the Heritage Communities "
- Carlota du Pontavice & Mercedes Pugliese, NUGA/ University of Talca, Chile
"Circles within circles, human connections beyond time and space."
- Petra Valentova, USA
“Imprints Through the Time and Place. Craft, blue print and Indian hand block printing in the context of a collaborative approach in working with crafstmen in global east.”
The language of the seminar is English and is organized as a hybrid event on location and online.
The event is part of Forssa 100 -celebrations.
The project is co-funded by the European Union.