ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History /call for papers and exhibits

 
  deadlines for papers and textiles:

2017:

  • Deadline October 15th, 2017. Call for papers Además de. Revista de artes decorativas y de diseño (Además de. Decorative Arts and Design magazine). Online magazine published by Friends of the National Museum of Decorative Arts, Madrid. English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese accepted. http://www.ademasderevista.com/informacion_autores.php. 
  • October 2017: World Textile Art has just released its international calls for the 7th International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art: Diversity, Uruguay 2017 to be held in October 2017 at Montevideo.
    The WTA created in 1997 by Colombian textile artist Pilar Tobo´n, and with headquarters in Miami, USA, has organized six biennials in the United States (2), Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Mexico. There will be 4 International Juried Salons (Large Format, Small Format,  Textile Photography, and Textile Video) along with the Invited Artists Exhibition, lectures and workshops. Information
    http://uruguay2017.wta-online.org
 

  passed deadlines
2017:
  • March 31, 2017 call for papers: 8 th Annual International Conference, 28 June to 30 June 2017. We invite academics, professionals, cultural practitioners and those with a scholarly interest in popular culture to send a 150 word abstract and 100 word bio by March 31, 2017.
    Massey University, College of Creative Arts, Wellington, New Zealand
    The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday cultures. It is concerned with the study of the social practices and the cultural meanings that are produced and are circulated through the processes and practices of everyday life, as a product of consumption, an intellectual object of inquiry, and as an integral component of the dynamic forces that shape societies.
    Textiles:
    Vishna Collins:
    textiles@popcaanz.com
    For Conference information
    see
    www.popcaanz.com

2016:

  • 16 April 2016 Deadline To Weave Dreams, 26th edition of Miniartextil, Contemporary Textile Art Exhibition. Como, Italy. Organized by Arte&Arte the 54 selected works will be exhibited in Como in the ex Church of san Francesco from October 1st to November 20th. The show will be later displayed in Montrouge, Paris and Venice. Information and application formshttp://www.miniartextil.it/news.php?lang_id=2&ev_id=&post_id=,
  • 1 April 2016 Deadline V INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: DEVELOPMENT TRENDS AND INNOVATIVE
    APPROACH IN TEXTILE INDUSTRY, TEXTILE DESIGN / TECHNOLOGY /
    MANAGEMENT -
    Belgrad, Serbia,
    2 June 2016
    We inform you that 2th of June, 2016, The College of Textile Design, Technology and Management and Belgrade Chamber of Commerce will organise the
    SUBMISSION FORM
    http://vtts.edu.rs/galerija/?page_id=398
    Starine Novaka 24, Belgrade, Serbia -
    www.vtts.edu.rs
    phone/fax: + 381 11 32 34 002, e-mail: dtmskola@gmail.com,
    vtts@eunet.rs
  • Deadline 30 March 2016 Kann denn Mode Bildung sein? Mode. Bildung. Forschung Berlin (D)
    Wir möchten mit der Tagung „Kann denn Mode Bildung sein?“ erstens dazu beitragen, die Bildungsforschung für eine stärkere Berücksichtigung modewissenschaftlicher Fragestellungen zu motivieren. Wir möchten zweitens dazu beitragen, dass insbesondere im Bereich Inklusion und inter- bzw. transkulturelle Bildung modewissenschaftliche Themen, etabliert werden. Drittens möchten wir durch einen konkreten Dialog Möglichkeiten einer kulturellen Bildung durch modewissenschaftliche Themen in der Schule eruieren. 7 to 8 October 2016
    Veranstalter: Gesamtverband mode+textil,
    Kontakt: Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Grundmeier:
    grundmeier@ph-freiburg.de
    und Prof. Dr. Norbert Schütz:
    grundmeier@ph-freiburg.de
  • 31 March Deadline Deadline Hand & Lock Prize Embroidery 2016. www.handembroidery.com
  • Deadline 24 March Tagung: Textilschenkungen im Mittelalter – Objekte, Akteure, Repräsentationen - Deadline CfP: 24 March 2016
    Erwünscht sind Themenvorschläge aus der Kunstgeschichte und ihren historischen, anthropologischen, archäologischen und literaturwissenschaftlichen Nachbardisziplinen.
    Bei Interesse senden Sie bitte bis zum 24. März 2016 ein Abstract von maximal einer Seite und ein kurzes Curriculum Vitae an Christiane Elster (elster@biblhertz.it).
    Christiane Elster, Stephanie Luther, Stefanie Seeberg und Tanja Michalsky
    Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Via Gregoriana 28, I-00187 Rom
    3 to 4 November 2016
    http://www.biblhertz.it/aktuelles/calls-for-papers/textilschenkungen-im-mittelalterobjekte-akteure-repraesentationen
  • Face to Face, 18th International Minitextile Exhibition. Bratislava, Slovakia.Exhibition dates. May 19th - June 12th. Organized by the TXT Association.During the Opening ceremony the jury will announce the three artists awarded with the Jury Award for Professionals, the Jury Award for Students and the TXT Association Award. The artworks that will be awarded with a prize will be published in the catalogue and their authors will have the opportunity to give a solo show next year.Information and application forms: http://www.txt.sk/en/we-prepare-face-to-face-2016.html
    Deadline for applications: March 20th.
  • 11 to 14 May 2017 Past, Present, and Future of Luxury, Toronto (CDN)
    Deadline CfP: 15.03.2016 - Nouveau Reach. Past, Present, and Future of Luxury brings together leading thinkers in luxury studies and industry to explore the future of luxury in the Canadian and global contexts.
    Infos:
    https://nouveaureach.wordpress.com/call-for-papers
  • Jahrespublikation netzwerk mode textil e.V.
    Zur Förderung unseres Anliegens ist die Herausgabe einer periodisch erscheinenden Publikation in Planung, die die Aktivitäten der Vereinsmitglieder und die Vielfalt der Themen zum Ausdruck bringen soll. Inhalt der Publikation werden bis zu acht Beiträge aus den im Verein vertretenen Themengebieten sein, wobei wissenschaftlichen und theoretischen Abhandlungen und Beiträgen aus der Praxis, wie z.B. aus der Textilrestaurierung oder des Kostüm- und Modedesigns, möglichst gleichberechtigt Raum gegeben werden soll.
    Wir bitten die Mitglieder von netzwerk mode textil e.V. um Vorschläge aus den Bereichen:
    Kleider- und Modegeschichte // Modetheorie // Kulturwissenschaften // Ethnologie // Kunstgeschichte // Textilwissenschaft // Textilrestaurierung // Textil- und Modedesign // Theater- und Filmkostüm // Museen und private Sammlungen // Ausbildungsstätten // Textil- und Modeindustrie // Textil- und Modehandwerk // Modejournalismus
    Bitte senden Sie Ihren Beitragsvorschlag mit Titel und Inhaltsangabe (max. 600 Zeichen) per E-Mail bis zum 29.02.2016 an
    m.breil@netzwerk-mode-textil.de
    Die ausgearbeiteten Beiträge sollen max. 20.000 Zeichen inkl. Leerzeichen (ca. 20 Seiten) und max. 10 Abbildungen enthalten. Eine ausführliche Schreibanweisung wird nach der Auswahl der Beiträge an die AutorInnen versandt. Die Auswahl der Beiträge wird von der Redaktion (Dr. Michaela Breil, Prof. Dr. Birgit Haase, Evelyn Schweynoch.) in Abstimmung mit dem Vorstand bis Mitte März 2016 getroffen.
    Als Einreichungsfrist für die ausgewählten Beiträge (die ausgearbeiteten Texte und Bilder) wurde der 15. Juli 2016 festgelegt. Der erste Band der neuen Publikationsreihe soll in gedruckter Form noch Ende dieses Jahres erscheinen.
    Deadline for applications: February 29th.
  • Contextile, III International Contemporary Textile Art Biennial. Guimaräes, Portugal.
    Competitive International Exhibition: Open Call.The Contextile team invites all artists to submit artworks for the competitive International Exhibition where 50 works by 50 artists chosen by an international jury will be on show. An Acquisition Prize (4.000€) and honorable mentions are also awarded.Information and application form:
    http://contextile.pt/2016/en/competition-iternational-exhibition/
    Deadline for applications: February 28th.
  • Artistic Residencies: Open Call. In keeping with the textile activities traditional in the region art meets with textile industry and embroidery. Contextile 2016 hosts several artistic residencies as part of its program. The dates will be between June 20th and July 30th in Guimaräes. Interested artists are invited to submit an artistic project to be developed and produced in one of these residencies.Information and application form: http://contextile.pt/2016/en/artistic-residencies-open-call/
    Deadline for applications: February 1st.
  • SCYTHIA 11. Kherson, Ukraine.The 11th International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art.Exhibition and Conference to be held June 15 - 26 in Kherson, Ukraine.Information and application forms: www.scythiatextile.comDeadline for applications: February 2nd.
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Die Sammlung Modebild – Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek (Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) veranstaltet gemeinsam mit dem Pariser Seminar „Histoire de Mode“ (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de l’Histoire du Temps Présent) eine zweiteilige Tagung zum deutsch-französischen Modeaustausch. Die Tagung findet am 6./7. Oktober 2016 in Paris und am 10./11. Oktober 2016 in Berlin statt.
    Wissenschaftliches Komitee: Maude Bass-Krueger, Sophie Kurkdjian, Adelheid Rasche
    Mit diesem Call for Papers werden für den Berliner Tagungsteil Beiträge in der Länge von 20 Minuten erbeten. Vortragssprache ist Deutsch oder Englisch. Die Berliner Tagung findet am 10. und 11. Oktober 2016 statt. Folgende Themenkomplexe dienen als Vorschläge:
    - Wechselbeziehungen zwischen deutscher und französischer Mode seit der frühen Neuzeit
    - Deutsche Modemacher in Paris / Französische Modemacher in Deutschland
    - Modegrafiker, Modefotografen im jeweiligen Nachbarland (Willy Maywald, Regi Relang, Trude Rein, Peter Lindbergh)
    - Französische Mode in deutschen Zeitschriften / Deutsche Mode in französischen Zeitschriften
    - Französische Mode in deutschen Museumssammlungen / Deutsche Mode in französischen Museumssammlungen
    - Deutsche Publikationen über französische Modegeschichte / Französische Publikationen zur deutschen Modegeschichte
    Bitte schicken sie Ihre Vorschläge mit Vortragstitel, kurzer Zusammenfassung (max. 150 Wörter) und einen kurzen Lebenslauf bis zum 18. Februar an:
    a.rasche@smb.spk-berlin.de
    Voraussichtlich können Ihre Reisekosten zur Berliner Tagung übernommen werden, die Finanzierung ist noch nicht final bestätigt. Honorare können leider nicht ausgezahlt werden.
  • TextileTALKS: Open Call.The European Textile Network, in partnership with the Contextile 2016 Contemporary Textila Art Biennial organizes a thematic TextileTALK on July 31st and August 1st providing artists or textile art specialists to present their artistic work (or points of view) for discussion and sharing of ideas. Information and application form: http://etn-net.org/includes/links-to-pdf/textiletalks.pdf
    Deadline for applications: February 20th.

2015:

  • Deadline: 4 January 2016 - Call for Papers: Craft Research
    Craft Research are seeking submissions for a special issue 'Real or Unreal - Crafting authenticity in the digital age'.
    For this special issue, we invite contributions about the authenticity of craft in the digital age and its meaning in an era of mass customisation. Current developments, including computer aided manufacturing and science-based ways of 'producing' craft artefacts, such as growing clothing from micro cultures, raise the need to question established understandings of making and of craft.
    The final date for submission of full papers for issue 7.1 is Monday 4 January 2016.
  • Deadline CfP: 01.10.2015 Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s - Alberta, Edmonton (CDN) 7 July 9 July 2016
    Submission Requirements:
    For individual speakers: a 200-word proposal and a 1 page CV , For full panels: a 200-word panel rationale, plus 200 word proposals for each panel participant along with their individual 1 page CVs.
    Send all submissions to:
    dgb.conference@ualberta.ca Deadline for submissions: 1 October 2015
    Acceptance of papers to be announced: 1. December 2015
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    University of Alberta, Edmonton; Pasold Research Fund, UK, Edmonton
    Contakt: Dressing Global Bodies Conference , c/o Dr. Beverly Lemire, University of Alberta, 2-28 Tory Building Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4 CANADA
    Fax:+1(780) 492-9125
    Email:
    dgb.conference@ualberta.ca
    language English
    more: geschichte-transnational.clio-online.net
  • Deadline: Sep 20, 2015 Franco-German exchanges in fashion (Paris/Berlin 2016) - early summer and early fall 2016
    The IHTP Seminar
    on Dress History lead by Maude Bass-Krueger and Sophie Kurkdjian, in collaboration with Adelheid Rasche (Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin), is organizing two study days on Franco-German exchanges in fashion. Scheduled for early Summer and early Fall 2016, these study days will allow us to diversify our approach to fashion history and enrich our understanding of the “connected history” between these two countries by looking at their interwoven networks of people, ideas, and techniques.
    We welcome proposals on the following topics (this list is not exhaustive):
    -German couturiers and stylists in Paris (Gustave Beer, Christoph Drecoll, Ré Soupault, Yorn, Karl Lagerfeld, Lutz Hülle…) // French couturiers in Germany
    -German artists in France (fashion illustrators & photographers such as Willy Maywald, Regi Relang, Trude Rein, Peter Lindbergh) // French artists in Germany (fashion illustrators & photographers)
    -German fashion magazines (Der Bazar, German Vogue…), French fashions in German
    magazines // German fashions in French magazines
    -German libraries and archives and their collections of French dress history and graphic arts // French libraries and archives and their collections of German dress history and graphic arts
    -German fashions archived in French museums // French fashions archived in German
    museums
    -German publications on French dress history // French publications on German dress history

    Please send us a short résumé (150 words) and a CV in French or in English
    before September 20, 2015. Proposals can be sent to Maude Bass-Krueger and Sophie Kurkdjian :
    seminairehistoiredemode@gmail.com
  • Deadline June 15th 2015: Call for Papers: The Advisory Committee and organizers of the next Costume Colloquium dedicated to Restraint and Excess in Fashion and Dress are seeking new and unpublished papers for the 2016 conference.  As with all the previous Costume Colloquium conferences, presentations can be made on material of a theoretical and/or practical nature. Not only informative, but also inventive and creative presentations are welcome.
    17 to 20 November 2016 Costume Colloquium V: Restraint and Excess in Fashion and Dress - Florence, Italy. http://www.costume-textiles.com/?page_id=3161
    The Organizing Secretariat remains at your disposal at 
    info@costume-textiles.com
  • Deadline for Proposals For New COSTUME COMMITTEE LOGO: 30 June 2015. The Costume Committee brings together the world’s museum professionals and costume historians to explore all aspects of presenting, preserving, researching and collecting apparel.
    The Officers of the Committee are seeking a new logo to represent the committee on the Web, in publications and other communications.
    A. We are seeking a graphic concept to express the identity of the committee
    B. The new logo must be integrated into our existing Web site hosted by ICOM.
    http://icom.museum/costume Proposal requirements
    A. Initial submission with complete specifications and authorization form sent as a PDF to
    jdruesed@kent.edu
    1) Include written description in English of creative concept (not to exceed one page or 300 words)
    2) Include all files and layouts in a PDF file
    3) Include your contact information: Name, institution or company if applicable, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone
    4) Include a signed copy of the attached form indicating that your submission is free of any copyright, trademark or patent infringement and that the Committee has free use if the design is accepted. This includes font use as specified in EULA rules. If a design is not accepted, all rights revert to the designer.
    B. If your entry is selected as a result of the competition, then your final files must be submitted
    with the following specifications:
    1) Files must be in vector graphic ( .ai, .eps, .svg, .png) with CMYK color model)
    2) If a font is used, include the font name and file and permission to use it with no charge.
    The Decision-making process and the award
    A. Officers of the Committee will review all submissions
    B. Three finalists will be chosen and submitted to the Committee members for their selection
    C. The winner will be announced in the December 2015 Newsletter with the publication of the winning design
    D. The Officers of the Committee reserve the right to modify the winning proposal
    E. The winning submission will receive the sum of 1000 Euros.

    DESIGNERS STATEMENT OF AUTHORIZATION
    I confirm that my entry is free of copyright, trademark and patent infringement. I agree that neither ICOM nor the ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costume are liable for any copyright or other infringement.
    If my entry is accepted as the winner, ICOM and the ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costume are free to use the designed logo without any prior consent from me with any modifications deemed necessary by the Board of Officers.

    If submitting the form by e-mail, sign it and scan it in PDF format.
    Name________________________________________ Date____________________
    Company or Institution __________________________________
    Address_______________________________________________
    ______________________________________________
    e-mail___________________________________________
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2009 to 2014:

  • Completed essays will be due no later than March 30, 2015. Brazilian Fashion - A special issue of Fashion Theory
    Publication date:
    April 2016 (Issue 20.2) - Guest editors: Rita M. Andrade (Universidade
    Federal de Goiás, Brazil) and Regina A. Root, (The College of William and Mary, USA)
    Submission Guidelines: Rita M. Andrade and Regina A. Root, the volume’s co-editors, invite all interested contributors to
    submit their proposals no later than August 1, 2014.
    Proposals should include a title, a 300-word abstract, a brief bibliography (that provides a glimpse into both the subject of study and the theoretical framework), a 50-word biography and contact information, and should be emailed to: ritaandrade@hotmail.com - and raroot@wm.edu -
    We will accept preliminary abstracts in Spanish and Portuguese with the final essay written in English.

    This call for papers seeks contributions on the diverse influences and cultural construction of Brazilian fashion that surpasses any single notion of Brazilianness: its diverse styles, its postcolonial issues and avant-garde possibilities, its ethical concerns and challenges, its relationship to time and space. Integrating Brazilian fashion into a larger narrative on global trends, this volume will prioritize essays that detail history and analyze design creation and consumption, cultural references found in museum collections and archives, interactions with popular and visual culture, and projections for the future.
  • Deadline for the submission of entries: 6 February 2015 6th EUROPEAN QUILT TRIENNIAL
    The Textilsammlung Max Berk - Kurpfälzisches Museum is holding the 6th European Quilt Triennial, expected to be shown in Heidelberg from
    13 September 2015 to 10 January 2016 and subsequently at Kreismuseum Zons in Germany, Textilmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland, and at the prestigious Festival of Quilts in Birmingham/UK in August 2016. Plans for further exhibitions in Germany and other countries are currently under discussion.
    Participants must be resident in Europe. The work must have a minimum size of 1 m² and max. 4 m², and not have been shown in public before autumn 2015. Garments are not accepted. Prizes of Euro 7,000 in total will be awarded. The entry may be made in German, English or French to Textilsammlung Max Berk – Kurpfälzisches Museum, P.O. Box 105520, D-69045 Heidelberg, Tel: +49-6221/800317; Fax: /584699050; e-mail: 
    KMH-Textilsammlung-Max-Berk@Heidelberg.de -  Please ask for the Entry Form!
  • Deadline for contribution: 1 December 2014 (title and 300 word summary. International & interdisciplinary congress: From battle field to drawing room: textile and (military) fashion around 1815 - June 10 – 11, 2015. Royal Museum of the Army and of Military
    History, Brussels - Belgium

    For the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo this congress offers an international and interdisciplinary platform to scientists wishing to present new research concerning the era from 1880 to 1820. Proposals are to be sent to
    ilse.bogaerts@klm-mra.be - A scientific committee will select the entries.
    Each speaker will be granted 20 minutes. Papers will be published in the congress Proceedings.
    All questions regarding the congress are to be put to Ilse Bogaerts: (+31) (0)2-737 79 18 or through internet
    www.klm-mra.be/congres1815
  • Date limite de soumission : le 20 décembre 2014 - Oberkampf et la toile imprimée XVIIIe - XIXe  siècle Production, création, consommation. Colloque international 8 to 10 October 2015
    Musée de la toile de Jouy-HEC, Jouy-en-Josas,
    Colloque international à l’occasion du bicentenaire de la mort de Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, fondateur de la manufacture de Jouy. Vous êtes invités à participer à ce colloque en soumettant des propositions écrites résumant votre sujet d'étude en 2 pages maximum à l'adresse
    oberkampf2015@gmail
  • Proposals before 1st December 2014: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Producing the history of fashion in the West - Paris (F). Proposals (a title, a summary of about 2000 characters, and a bibliography giving the author's main publications) are to reach the following address: jean-pierre.lethuillier@uhb.fr - Conference from 11 to 13 May 2015
    This conference organised by the "Appearances, bodies, and societies" Research Interest Group is open to researchers working on the history of fashion and appearances in Europe or elsewhere, from the end of the Middle Ages up to the present day. It will provide a multidisciplinary analysis of museum and university discourses, concepts, experiments and experiences, and of their intellectual origins and the institutional frameworks within which they are produced across diverse local and national contexts. The aim is to better understand the various ways of tackling the subject so as to highlight new areas of research convergence, thereby giving new impetus to international cooperation.
  • Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 24 November 2014. EXTREME FIBERS: TEXTILE ICONS AND THE NEW EDGE. The Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan/USA announces a call for entries for Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, a two-part exhibition that will feature artwork from established and emerging textile artists from around the world. Duration of exhibtion: 20 August to November 2015
    Part one of the exhibition is reserved of artwork of chosen fiber artists.
    Part two
     will feature works selected by three jurors. Entry in his section is open to artists 18 years and older, from any country. All entries should be submitted to the CaFe website. For questions or additional information contact Art Martin, - tel: +1-231/7202575,e-mail: 
    amartin@mpsk12.net  Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49440 -  
  • Call for Papers, Workshop 21-22 November 2014 : AFET - The French Association of Textile Studies - Fur, Feathers: When animals gain in substance
    The workshop will take place in the: Centre National du Costume de Scène , Moulins (France),
    21-22 November 2014
    Contact:
    m.coppens@mrah-kmkg.be
    jalice.jacque@hotmail.fr
    jean.paul.leclercq@gmail.com
    catherine.vermorel@wanadoo.fr
    daniele.denise@dbmail.com
    Our Call for Papers would like to limit our focus to the usage of these materials as forms of protection and decoration for the body, according to these following approaches:
    - collection, transformation and commerce
    - implications in fashion
    - functions and usages in traditional societies
    - inspirations and imitations of the related materials in a great variety of textile-related techniques
    (including: weaving, fabric printing, knitting, etc.)
    - identification problems
    - specific problems involving preservation
    Our Call for Papers will exclude the usage of leather (or skin from where the fur and feathers were taken) as well as the usage of animal hair such as fibber (wool).
    The spatial-temporal purview of the submissions will be as large as possible, but the scientific committee will want, however, to balance the proposals.
  • Deadline 1 October 2014 TEXTIEL FESTIVAL LEIDEN: COMPETITION “WATER – LAND. It still is possible to enter textile art works in the competition to the theme of “Water-Land” (with an eye on the changing climate and the changes of water and land, especially important in the Netherlands). The results will be shown in the Pieters Kerk in Leiden, headquarters of the Textiel Festival, from 13 to 16 May, 2015. Website: www.textielfestival.nl/wedstrijden/wedstrijden.php
  • Deadline 1 October 2014 International textile competition Water-Land, STIDOC - Stichting Textiel Informatie en Documentatie Centrum, Kromme Nieuwegracht 66, NL-3512 HL Utrecht - http://www.textielfestival.nl
  • Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 10 October 2014 Critical Costume 2015 - An international scientific conference and artistic research exhibition of costume design - Helsinki, Finland , Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
    Conference
    from 25 to 27 March 2015
    For more information, please contact: Prof. Sofia Pantouvaki, email: sofia.pantouvaki@aalto.fi
  • 5th Global Conference: Performance - Visual Aspects of Performance Practice
    Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
    For further details of the conference, please visit:
    http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/criticalissues/ethos/performance/call-for-papers
    300 word abstracts should be submitted by
    Friday 11th July 2014. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by Friday 17th September 2014.
    For more information, please contact: Prof. Sofia Pantouvaki, email:
    sofia.pantouvaki@aalto.fi
  • deadline 20.6.14: 21st Century Sampler Competition, Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, Apt. 12A, (UK) East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU - www.royal-needlework.org.uk
    Feeling creative?  We've launched our 21st Century Sampler Competition to coincide with our current in-house
    exhibition.
    The brief is to design a 21st century sampler which will become part of the RSN Archive Collection for future generations to enjoy. -
    http://www.royal-needlework.org.uk/content/1167/
  • Deadline 1 May 2014 Call for Papers: Fashion Thinking - Theory, History, Practice
    Kolding (DK)
    30.10. - 01.11.2014 - University of Southern Denmark, see:
    Abstracts should be no more than 500 words, in Word document format, and the file name should be the submitter’s name only. Abstracts must be received by 1 May 2014 and should be submitted to the following e-mail address: NNContributors will be informed of the acceptance of their abstracts in June 2014. - please contact Trine Brun Petersen,
    tbpe@sdu.dk
    http://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/idk/arrangementer/fashion+thinking
  • May 1st 2014, closing date for submitting entries: 
    Publisher and ETN member Ellen Bakker/NL is working on a call for entry for two new international book projects from Textile-link.
    http://www.textile-link.com/textileart-around-world-2014
    http://www.textile-link.com/worldwide-colors-felt-2015
  • Deadline: 15 April 2014 ATA International Student Award, American Tapestry Alliance (ATA), P.O. Box 28600, (USA) San Jose, CA 95159-8600 - www.americantapestryalliance.org
  • Deadline: 15 April 2014 Lotte Hofmann-Gedächtnispreis für Textilkunst 2014 (textile prize), Bundesverband Kunsthandwerk (BK), Windmühlstr. 3, D-60329 Frankfurt http://www.bundesverband-kunsthandwerk.de
  • Submission Deadline: 15 March 2014 - ARTAPESTRY 4; This context/exhibition is open to professional tapestry artists who live and work in Europe (incl. Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia etc.). Artists may submit digital images up to three works, made not earlier than 2009, minimum size one square meter. The entry fee is Euro 40,-. The application shall consist of a CD, two photos of each work (1 full, 1 in detail), preferred in tiff or jpg, 300 dpi.
    Application details: European Tapestry Forum, Anet Brusgaard, Kastelsvej 6, DK-2100 Copenhagen; e-mail:
    mail@tapestry.dk - http://www.tapestry.dk
  • deadline: 30 January 2014 Textile Räume - Seide im höfischen Interieur des 18. Jahrhunderts, Tagung in Potsdam - Symposium 17 to 20 September 2014. Info:
    http://www.perspectivia.net/content/publikationen/friedrich300-colloquien/friedrich-kulturtransfer/evers_seidengewebe
    Wir bitten um Themenvorschläge mit Titel und kurzer Beschreibung
    bis 30. Januar 2014 an
    s.evers@spsg.de
  • deadline: 1 January 2014 TSA’s 14th Biennial Symposium, New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future The application process is open to those whose practice draws on textile materials, techniques, or knowledge, widely defined.  Applicants must be TSA members, as is true for all symposium presenters, but anyone is welcome to join TSA at the time of application. The exhibition of 13 September 2014 to 4 January 2015 - will coincide with TSA's 14th Biennial Symposium. For further information and submission forms, visit http://textilesocietyofamerica.org/2981/call-for-art/
  • deadline 31 December 2013 stickstich 014 - http://www.stickstich-designpreis.de Verein Vogtländische Textilgeschichte Plauen e.V., Obstgartenweg 1, D-08529 Plauen
  • deadline 31 December 2013 Valcellina Award “Imaginary and Reality”, Associazione ‘LE ARTI TESSILI’, Via Carso, 4, I-33085 Maniago (PN)
    http://www.leartitessili.it
  • deadline: 31 July 2013 5th European Competition for bobbin lace - 2013, Museo Didattico Della Seta , Via Valleggio, 3, I-22100 Como Italy http://www.museosetacomo.com/eng_attivita_concorsi.php
  • deadline: 15 August 2013 32. Klöppelspitzen Kongress, Thema: “Bewegtes Wasser”, Lace Congress Deutscher Klöppelverband e.V., Schloss Zweibrüggen, D-52531 Übach-Palenberg; venue: Hattingen www.deutscher-kloeppelverband.de
  • deadline: 15 September 2013 7th WTA International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art & Design, organized by the World Textile Art Organization (WTA) will take place in the city of Medellín, Colombia, USA, from the 13th of February to the 16 of March in 2014. http://www.wta-online.org/7biennial.html
  • Deadline for sending the paper: July 1st, CALL FOR PAPER The Advisory Committee and organizers of the next Costume Colloquium IV are seeking new and unpublished papers for the 2014 conference. www.costume-textiles.com - info@costume-textiles.com
    2013, 22 to 23 November 2013 Costume Colloquium IV: Colors in Fashion, Firenze,
    Costume Colloquium is an international, interdisciplinary and inter-cultural bi-annual symposium which concentrate on historical dress, costume for performance and contemporary fashion.  The range of perspectives include art history, social history and textile conservation; designing costume for the performing arts and living history; as well as the use of historical dress as inspiration for contemporary fashion.Costume Colloquium I, II & III were promoted by the
    Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco® – Life Beyond Tourism® in collaboration with the Association Friends of the Costume Gallery.
  • Deadline call for papers: 1 June 2013 ICOM Costume Committee, meeting theme: "Presenting Costume: Spectacular and everyday", call for papers: If you would like to contribute a paper, please send an abstract (200 words) by June 1 2013 to Committee Chair Katia Johansen (kj@dkks.dk) meeting: 10 to 17 August 2013
  • Deadline: Les propositions sont à envoyer avant 15 May 2013 L'appel à communication pour les prochaines Journées d'Etude Journées d'Etude AFET: Valeurs et réalités du Blanc : une facette de l'aventure textile, Musée du Quai Branly à Paris, 22 to 23 November 2013, Coordination scientifique : Claude COUPRY et Françoise COUSIN , Contacts: claude.coupry@orange.fr  ou fcousin@live.fr - http://www.afet.fr
  • Deadline of 20th April 2013: Attention to the deadline for the next 23rd edition of Miniartextil 12 October 2013 to first December 2013 under the theme "Eros - 2013 miniartextil como" . There is no entry fee. Several prizes are awarded. The results of the jury selection will be know by the 31st of May 2013. Send a CD of your artwork with an entry form with post-mark before 20 of April. The participation is free and the standard of this event is high. Tel/fax: +39.031.305621, email: artearte@miniartextil.it
  • November 30, 2012 to December 20, 2012 Lisbon - Colonial (Mis)understandings: Portugal and Europe in Global Perspective, 1450-1900 CHAM (Center for Overseas History) International Conference July 17 to 20, 2013
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
    The Call for Panels closes on November 30, 2012. A Call for Papers will open on December 20, 2012.
    To learn more about the conference and propose a panel, please go to:
    http://www.cham.fcsh.unl.pt/CHAMInternacionalConference.html
  • Deadline: 15 October 2012 we  have extended the deadline  for the   PROYECTA Award  for October 15th. We invite you to participate!
    The Ibero-American Textile Network—Redtextilia—is calling for entries for its second edition of the PROYECTA award, which is destined to recognize those projects having amongst their objectives to promote textile culture in its three branches of patrimony, creation, and education.
    Within the context of this invitation all art, design, and crafts manifestations made with natural or artificial textile fibers in any of their techniques including fashion, paper, and basketry are hereby understood as textiles.
    Proposals must be sent to
    proyecta@redtextilia.org  before October  15th, 2012 (extended deadline) and their reception shall be confirmed by message some days after mailing. Each proposals registry shall have a fee of U.S. $40.00 and may be paid by Pay Pal at http://redtextilia.org/php/pago.php
    AWARD GIVING CEREMONY
    Coinciding with Third Ibero-American Design Biennial, the reading of the Jury's Projects Award will take place in Madrid, Spain in November, 2012 during a ceremony given pertinent transcendence, solemnity, and publicity.
  • 5 to 7 June 2012 Call for Papers: Costume Society Symposium Norwich (UK) deadline: 09 September 2012
    The 2013 Symposium takes place in the historic town of Norwich with a visit to the costume collection at its new home in the Norwich Castle Study Centre with its internationally renowned collection of Norwich shawls and over 5,000 accessories from 1600 to the present day.
    The Society regrets that it is not possible to pay for expenses in the preparation and presentation of a paper, or for travel to the Symposium.
    Veranstalter: The Costume Society, 150 Aldersgate Stree, London EC1A 4AB
    The Maids Head Hotel, Norwich (UK),
    further information: http://costumesociety.org.uk/events/details
  • apply till the 15th September, 2012. The 9th Kaunas Biennial under the title UNITEXT will be opened in Kaunas September 2013. Please read the conditions for participation http://www.bienale.lt/2011/?p=2163&lang=en Kaunas Biennial UNITEXT 2013 - +37061256171
    Kaunas / Lithuania -
    www.biennial.lt
    More about the notion UNITEXT
    Please send the application to
    info@kaunas.biennial.lt (max 25 MB per e-mail); subject: UNITEXT proposal till 15th September, 2012
    We believe artworks themselves are suggestive, influential and complete enough
    . We invite artists to present works experiences of which are based on a direct confrontation with an object / space / semantic field. We invite to present unitexts, which are seen through intuition, materiality, spontaneity, sensuality, feeling, here and now experiences.
  • Registration deadline: 1 August 2012 in Kherson/Ukraine, FIBERMEN II This second juried International Fibre Art Exhibition is giving space to male textile artists only. 24 October to 3 November 2012 Organised by Ludmila Egorova from „Scythia“. The participation fee is Euro 50. Ludmila Egorova, P.O. Box 79, UKR-73028 Kherson; tel: +38-067/55 38 281; e-mail: anschnei@public.kherson.ua; http://anschnei.public.kherson.ua -
  • Application deadline: 25 July 2012 (arrival date!) 7th FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING BIENNIAL. This international Fiber Art Biennale is planned again to take place in Nantong city, Jiangsu Province, in the first Chinese spinning mill in the history of China 8 November to 15 December 2012. Chinese and foreign artists are welcome to apply. The application time is from 1 July to 15 July 2012. Further details can be seen on the website http://www.chinafiberart.com.cn
    No entree fee for foreigners. The decision of evaluation will be sent to the artists by the 15th of August 2012.
    Contact person: Ms Liu Quanhua, Fiber Art Lab, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Haidian District
    Beijing, China, Postcode: 100084; tel: +86136210004831.
    International contact: Wang Mei, email:
    may_zhe@hotmail.com - Official Organiser: Prof. Lin Lecheng 010@163.com or fiberart@yahoo.cn; website: www.chinafiberart.com.cn -
  • The Early-Bird deadline is June 30th 2012so be sure to register soon! Costume Colloquium III: Past Dress Future Fashion November 8-11 2012, Florence, Italy
    The academic program is on-line and the registration is open on the site
    www.costume-textiles.com . take advantage of early bird rates by registering on or before June 30th  - Registration  and Program are now online
    The Organizing Secretariat of Costume Colloquium: Promo Florence Events, Via del Giglio 10 Firenze 50123, Tel +39 055 285588 Fax +39 055 283260
    at info@promoflorenceevents.com
  • Registration deadline: 30 June 2012 in Angers: 10th INT. TRIENNIAL OF MINITEXTILES IN FRANCE. The title of this Triennial is “Trop de toile ou pas”. December 2012 to May 2013 The maximum size should not extend 12 x 12 x 12 cm. Information and the registration form is available: Direction et Conservation des musées d'Angers, Xe Triennale Internationale des mini-textiles, 14 rue du musée, F-49100 Angers; Tel: +3/241053800, e-mail: musees@ville.angers.fr.
  • Deadline between end of May and the beginning of June 2012 (different for each country). Cross Roads - EQA COMPETION The European Quilt Association (EQA) is organizing an exhibition for the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, United Kingdom, 16 to 19 August 2012 with applications via each of the quilt associations that are members of the EQA. On the EQA website the member organisations are published: http://www.e-q-a.eu
  • Registration: 15 April 2012 22nd COMO MINIARTEXTIL Themed “Agorà”, the 2012 edition of this renowned judged Como exhibition will be held at the usual venues around the town, from 6 October to 18 November 2012
    For further competition details and the registration form visit the website,
    www.miniartextil.it - Arte & Arte, Via Pannilani 23, I-22100 Como; e-mail: artearte@miniartextil.it -
  • Deadline: 19 May 2012 15th INTERNATIONAL LACE BIENNIAL IN ITALY: "The woman: the long road of the emancipation“. In Sansepolcro, Tuscany. 8 September to 28 October 2012. Groups, Lace Schools, Museums and Lace Art Institutions as well as individuals can take part. Detailed regulation of this exhibition: Centro Culturale di Sansepolcro, Via XX Settembre 99, I-52037 Sansepolcro (AR); Tel: +390-575/04 93 44; ssepolcrolacebiennial@libero.it -
  • Deadline abstracts: 1 April 2012 CALL FOR PAPERS International conference held at the Discovery Centre, Winchester/UK for the 3rd time. 5 to 7 September 2012 There are 6 themes: 1. Knitting – discovery and exploration; 2. Knitting – representation in film, literature, music, poetry and the internet; 3. Knitting – well being and therapy; 4. Knitting – in sport; 5. Knitting – voices from around the world and 6. Knitting – adornment. New and recent research in the form of short abstracts comprising up to 300 words from practitioners, knitters, historians, conservators, theorists, educators, curators, technologists and the industry. Info: www.intheloop.soton.ac.uk
  • Registr. deadline: 30 March 2012 BANALITY AND GRACE This judged exhibition will be held by the Slovak Textile Artists’ Association TXT during their 14th exhibition of miniature textiles 16 May to 10 June 2012 . A maximum of three pieces not exceeding 20 x 20 x 20 cm in size and 2 kilos in weight may be submitted. Foreign artists will be charged a participation fee of Euro 20. At SVÚ gallery, Dostojevského rad 2, SK-81109 Bratislava. Silvia Federová, e-mail: fedorova.silvia@gmail.com - www.svu.sk (registration form)
  • Registr. deadline: 31 March 2012 HAND & LOCK EMBROIDERY PRIZE 2012. There
    is a £ 23,- fee non-refundable to enter. – For more information please contact Hand & Lock Embroidery, 86 Margaret Street, London W1W 8TE, UK; Tel: +44-20/75807488;
    http://www.handembroidery.com/prize-conference-2012/enter
  • Proposals are to be sent to the attention of Angharad Rixon at info@textilesupport.it no later than Saturday 31st March 2012 and the successful applicants will be contacted by Sunday 15th April 2012. 4 to 7 April 2013 First International Symposium for young lace makers in Pavia, Italy (south of Milan) "Doily-Free Zone: Raising the status of lace and lace making" . This symposium coincides with Milan Design Week.
    The symposium will be divided into three categories; Lace and Tradition, Lace and Design and Lace and Art and we are accepting proposals for papers, works of art and design, and workshops related to these themes.
    A complete programme for the symposium and related events will be available in June 2012.
  • Deadline 31 March 2012 art awards “Von A bis O, von A bis Z - am Anfang war das Wort, ... - und dann?” (church textiles), Initiative “Kirche und Kultur”, Roncalli Haus, Dr. Simone Husemann, Friedrichstraße 26-28, D-65185 Wiesbaden http://www.kirche-und-kultur.de
  • Application deadline: 27 Feb. 2012 GLOBAL PAPER II, juried exhibition, in two museums in the Bavarian town of Deggendorf, 20 May to 16 September 2012 is open worldwide to artists specialised in paper. Application details can be found on the application form available on the internet. Application: Birgitta Petschek-Sommer, Museen der Stadt Deggendorf, Östlicher Stadtgraben 28, D-94469 Deggendorf; Tel: +49-991/29 60 555; e-mail: museen@deggendorf.de - http://www.museen-deggendorf.de -
  • deadline: 12 February 2012 5th European Quilt-Trienial 2012, Textilmuseum Max Berk, Kurpfälzisches Museum der Stadt Heidelberg, Brahmsstrasse 8, D-69118 Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen http://www.museum-heidelberg.de
  • Not later than the deadline: 30 November 2011. The postal stamp will be considered proof.
    VALCELLINA AWARD
    INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY TEXTILE/FIBER ART COMPETITION
    2011 eighth edition. MIXING CULTURES A project by LE ARTI TESSILI CENTER FOR CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
    Info Valcellina Award Secretariat
    Ufficio Turistico, c/o Museo dell’arte fabbrile e delle coltellerie Via Maestri del Lavoro, 1 - 33085 Maniago (PN) - Italy
    Tel: +39.0427.709063 / fax +39.0427.707200 All days from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 15:30 to 18.30 Tuesday and Wednesday dalle 9.30 alle 12.30
    info@premiovalcellina.org -   www.premiovalcellina.org  - www.leartitessili.it  - www.comune.maniago.pn.it
  • deadline: 15 November 2011 Fashioning Opera and Musical Theatre: Stage Costumes in Europe from the Late Renaissance to 1900
    A conference at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Isle of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice,
    30 March to1 April 2012.
    Conference organizers:
    Isabella Campagnol (Rubelli Historical Textile Collection, Venice), Valeria De Lucca (University of Southampton, UK) and the Centro Studi per la Ricerca
    This conference brings together experts of diverse backgrounds
    to discuss the history, economics and aesthetics of stage costumes in European opera and musical theatre from the late Renaissance to 1900.
    Abstracts of no more than 250 words are invited for 20-minute papers from scholars who can contribute to the theme of the conference. Please send abstracts and contact information to
    costumes@soton.ac.uk to arrive no later than 15 November 2011. Applicants will be notified of the programme committee’s decision by email before 15 December 2011. The official languages of the conference are English and Italian. For information on local arrangements, please e-mail teatromelodramma@cini.it
  • Entry deadline: 31 October 2011 American Tapestry Biennial 9 Exhibition - The entry to this juried exhibition of the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA) is open to all artists who design and weave their own tapestries, defined as handwoven weft-faced fabric with discontinuous wefts. Artists may submit up to three pieces, one-of-a-kind and completed after January 2008. They should not have been shown previously in any ATA exhibition. - Lee Talbot, Associate Curator of the Eastern Hemisphere Collection of the Textile Museum is the juror of this exhibition.
    Prospectus and Entry Form are available at the website
    www.americantapestryalliance.org
    deadline: 31 October 2011 American Tapestry Biennial (ATB9), American Tapestry Alliance (ATA), P.O. Box 28600, (USA) San Jose, CA 95159-8600; http://www.americantapestryalliance.org
    deadline: 31.10.11 Outside/Inside the Box - Fiber Philadelphia 2012, Crane Arts LLC, 1400 N American Street, (USA) Philadelphia, PA 19122-3803 - www.outsideinsideentry.com
  • Competition: «Prix Juste-au-Corps»
    Sie sind JungdesignerIn und Mode und Theater sind Ihre Welt? Bereits zum siebten Mal schreibt das Luzerner Theater mit dem «Prix Juste-au-Corps» den in Europa einmaligen Förderpreis für Kostümdesign aus.
    Junge Talente erhalten die Möglichkeit, das Kostümbild für zwei Figuren für das bekannte Singspiel «Im weissen Rössl» von Ralph Benatzky zu gestalten, Theatererfahrung zu sammeln und ihr Werk einer hochkarätigen, internationalen Jury und der Öffentlichkeit zu präsentieren.
    Als Preis winkt ein Vertrag für ein Kostümbild am Luzerner Theater mit einem Honorar von CHF 10'000 und als Publikumspreis ein Praktikum in der Kostümabteilung eines renommierten Theaters.
    1. November 2011: Einsendeschluss für die Bewerbung (Poststempel)
    11. November 2011: Nomination der fünf FinalistInnen durch die Fachjury
    16. Januar 2012: Abgabe der definitiven Figurinen
    Januar bis April 2012: Erstellen der Kostüme durch die FinalistInnen
    Teilnahmeberechtigt sind AbsolventInnen von Mode- und Designschulen und BerufseinsteigerInnen mit einschlägiger Ausbildung.
    Kontakt (ab 2. 8.2011): Stephanie Witschi / Tel. +41 (041) 228 14 08 /
    stephanie.witschi@luzernertheater.ch - weitere Infos: www.luzernertheater.ch
  • Submit proposals for papers, panels, film and other media for the upcoming TSA symposium Textiles and Politics to be held in Washington, D.C, Sept 19-22, 2012. The on-line submission process will be open until OCT 1, 2011.   Details can be found in the Call for Papers which is available on our website at www.textilesociety.org, or, you may use the below link if you are ready to submit your entry:
    TSA 2012 Biennial Symposium Call for Papers If you have questions about the process, please contact the TSA National Office: Charlotte Cosby - National Office Manager and Member Servicestsa@textilesociety.org302-378-9636
    Call for papers: abstracts due: October 2011 The Textile Society of America invites paper proposals for its upcoming symposium, Textiles & Politics,to be held in Washington, D.CSeptember 19 to 22, 2012. We seek presentations from all textile-related disciplines and interdisciplinary areas, including but not limited to anthropology, art, art history, conservation, cultural geography, design, economics, ethnic studies, history, linguistics, marketing, mathematics, political science, and theater. TSA encourages bothorganized sessions and individual papers from scholars, researchers, artists, gallery and museum professionals, and others from around the world.  Symposium proceedings will be published early in 2013. http://www.textilesociety.org/symposia_2012.htm
  • Your proposal abstract and email must be received by October 15, 2011:
    Call for Papers.
    The Western Region Symposium offers an opportunity for established Members and potential New Members to present Oral Research Papers or Research-in Progress, reports on unpublished research, new creations and/or practical experience. Possible Topics Include: Designing costume for period theatrical or dance performances, films or television shows; Comparisons between recreated garments, or garments designed for performance, with actual historic garments; The importance of costume in the understanding of social, political & world history; How costumed docents enhance the understanding of museum collections & the visitor experience; Use of costume in non-costume exhibitions: an opportunity to provide context; Pursuit of the past: the impulse to collect historic dress; Using dress to create an historic character or personage for reenactment.
    Two types of Presentations are invited: 1. Oral Papers are appropriate for the presentation of new research findings, case studies and conclusions. Limited to 20 minutes for a presentation. All visuals must be in PowerPoint format. 2. Research in Progress Reports are appropriate for the presentation of ongoing research to elicit feedback from registrants for additional research sources and/or comments on methodology. Limited to 10 minutes for presentation. All visuals must be in PowerPoint format.
    17 to 18 March 2012
    “Interpreting History through Costume”, Costume Society of America: Western Region 2012 Symposium; at The William S. Hart Ranch & Museum in Santa Clarita, CA. To download the full call for papers, Click here (.doc)
    http://fashionhistorian.net/blog/2011/08/31/call-for-papers-interpreting-history-through-costume/
  • Registration until 1 October 2011: Das Leben als Kunstwerk: Der Dandy als kulturhistorisches Phänomen im 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert. Berlin, Gesellschaft für Geistesgeschichte, c/o Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien.
    27 October to 29 October 2011 Tagungsorte: Hörsaalruine im Medizinhistorischen Museum der Charité, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin and: Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin. Gesellschaft für Geistesgeschichte c/o Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Frau Anna-Carolin Augustin, Am Neuen Markt 8, 14467 Potsdam, Telefon (0331) 28094-0 - Fax (0331) 28094-50
    aaugusti@uni-potsdam.de - www.geistesgeschichte.net
    http://www.mmz-potsdam.de/getdata.php?ID=938
  • Registration deadline: 15 August 2011, Fibermen: juried International Fibre Art Exhibition giving space to male textile artists only. 18 to 29 October 2011 in Kherson/Ukraine. Organised by Ludmila Egorova from „Scythia“. Artists can submit two works. The participation fee is Euro 50,-. The application should contain 1 image (18 x 24 cm, 300 dpi in jpg) of each art work, 1 photo of the artist (10 x 15 cm, 300 dpi/jpg) and a CV. - Ludmila Egorova, P.O. Box 79, UKR-73028 Kherson; tel: +38-067/5538281; anschnei@public.kherson.ua; http://anschnei.public.kherson.ua
  • Final deadline for application and payment June 30th 2011. ICOM Costume Committee annual meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Studentski Trg 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, 25 to 30 September, 2011
    Tel/Fax: 00 381 11 3281-206 - Mobile: 00 381 62 8066-718
    E-mail:
    icomcostume@etnografskimuzej.rs         mirjana.menkovic@etnografskimuzej.rs - mnemosyne@open.telekom.rs
  • Submission deadline: 1 July 2011 7th international biennial of textile miniatures "vanish / survive", at the ARKA Art Gallery in Vilnius. Up to 3 works, not bigger than 20 x 20 x 20 cm can be submitted. 21 September to 8 October 2011. The choice of technique is free. - For more information please contact Ms Zydre Ridulyte, Lithuanian Artists Association/Textile Dept., Art Gallery „Arka“, Aušros vart st. 7, LT-01129 Vilnius; e-mail: arka@ldsajunga.lt; http://www.artistsassociation.lt/get.phh?f.7392 - .
  • Application deadline: 8 July 2011 Quilt competition "Enchevêtrement" ‘Tangle’ in English is the name of this exhibition, travelling in 2011 and 2012 and therefore the work should be easy to pack.
    The „Best of“ awarded piece with Euro 3,000 (in total prizes of Euro 7,000,-) will remain the property of the organiser and will enrich the collection of the European Patchwork Meeting in Alsace, France. All techniques are accepted as long as they match the characteristics of a patchwork/quilt, dimension ± 100 x 100 cm.For more details contact Carrefour Européen du Patchwork, 5 rue Kroeber Imlin, F-68160 Ste.Marie-aux-Mines; Tel: +33/389583310; e-mail:
    info@patchwork-europe.com - http://www.patchworkeurope.com
  • deadline for registration 31 May 2011: "Faser-Metamorphosen" Spinntreffen auf Burg Feuerstein, 30 September to 3 October 2011 - Deutsche Handspinngilde invites to katholische Landvolksschule Ebermannstadt, D-91320, Germany - Anna Rose Grieb, Mathildenstr. 41, D-20489, Nürnberg, e-mail: grieb-g@t-online.de - http://www.handspinngilde.org
  • deadline 14 April 2011 Grassimesse, Leipzig, Germany, 28 October to 30 October 2011 http://www.grassimuseum.de
  • Application deadline: 15 April 2011 - Intl. Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art „Energheia – 2011 miniartextil como“ - 24 September to 20 November 2011 Arte & Arte, Via Pannilani 23, I-22100 Como, Italy; tel/fax: +390-31/305621; e-mail: artearte@miniartextil.it; http://www.miniartextil.it -
  • deadline: 31 March 2011: Artapestry 3 will open in March 2012 and will travel to several venues in Europe. ETF is negotiating with museums and will announce the exhibition schedule as soon as details become known. http://www.tapestry.dk - e-mail: mail@tapestry.dk - fee for the event Euro 30.
  • deadline: 15 October 2010: A second edition of TEXTOUR will be held in Hannover, with exhibitions, a symposium and various other events on textile themes. 11 March to 16 April 2011. Further details about the exhibition, conditions of entry and application forms will be available from June 2010 under http://www.workshop-ev.de/or telephone 0049 (0)511 344711.
  • Deadline 15 December 2010. 16 May to 1 June 2011 6th WTA Biennial: "Air",at three different venues, Xalapa at the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico City and Oaxaca, a provincial capital in the centre of the isthmus between the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean. The organisers website features six international competitions, each with a different focus of content, spread over the three venues. Up to 3 objects per participant at a fee of US $ 40 (for 1 object), + $ 30,- (2) + $ 20,- . - Detailed calls for entries are published on the website www.wta-online.org
    Application address (in JPG-format) to email:
    wta.aire.mexico@gmail.com, or bienalmexico@wta-online.org, or by fax: +1-786/206967
  • Deadline: 25 July 2010 - 6th international Symposium and Biennial of Textiles in Zhenghou, China. 22 October to 6 November 2010 Contact: C322/B357, Fibre Art Institute, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University Haidian District, Beijing 100080, China; Tel: +86-10/62798976; contact Wang Mei, E-Mail: may_zhe@hotmail.com - http://www.chinafiberart.com.cn/4th-english.html
  • Deadline 10 July 2010. 16 to 19 September 2010 16th European Patchwork Meeting, 5, rue Kroeber Imlin, F-68160 Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines - http://www.patchwork-europe.com
  • Deadline end of June 2010. Call for papers for the conference of the symposium Venetian Gros Point  (20-21 Mai 2011) at the St. Gallen Textile Museum, Switzerland.
  • Application deadline (postmark): 14 May 2010 for Exhibtions “Textile Creation: Sustainalble Tradition & Responsible Innovation” to be held at the Gallery Sophia Wanamaker at the Costa Rican North American Cultural Center of San José. - More under http://www.redtextilia.org .
    International “Textile Creation” exhibition in San José, Costa Rica,
    organised by the Red Textil Iberoamericana (Ibero American Textile Network) 6 Sept. to 12 Oct. 2010
  • Deadline: 31 March 2010 This year the 20th edition of the Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art „Miniartextil“ will take place. Theme of this years exhibition is “Un giorno di felicità (A day of felicity)”. Ex-church of San Francesco in Como, Italy, 25 September to 21 November 2010
    More information
    www.miniartextil.it ; contact: artearte@miniartextil.it
  • 15 February 2010, deadline, 4th International Textile Triennale vo Riga, 10 June to 1 August 2010 http://www.dlmm.lv/en/index.php?id=8
  • 6 to 11 February 2010: 10th Quilt Nihon Exhibition, 2009, in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Participation in 3 categories: A. Traditional, B. Contemporary, C. Junior & Senior. Application form see: http://www.jhia.org/english/entry/index.html
    e-mail:
    nikonten@tezukuritown.com
  • Deadline for the exhibition 1 February 2010 THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL ON CONTEMPORARY TEXTILE ART, EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE, Kherson, Ukraine, 22-26 June 2010, anschnei@public.kherson.ua http://anschnei.public.kherson.ua
  • 1 February 2010 inscription deadline: - Journées d'etudes, 18 to 20 February 2010 Coiffes d'Alsace et de Bourgogne, Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar, France, et Musée de la Vie bourguignonne, Perrin de Puycousin, Dijon, France - contact: Anne Wolff - anne.wolff11@laposte.net - Corinne Sigrist csigrist@musee-unterlinden.com - et: museeviebourguignonne@ville-dijon.fr -
  • 20 January 2010, deadline, 8th international Baltic Triennial, 15 June to 29 August 2010, at Museum of Gdynia / Poland, www.muzeumgdynia.pl/index2.html see in english: at botom of page: regulations.pdf and participation.pdf
  • 15 December 2009 lebens(t)räume 2010 (competition for students) http://www.ifdesign.de - iF International Formu Design GmbH, Messegelände, D-305231 Hannover
  • 31 December 2008 International Contest: The Embroidered World, http://www.htw-dresden.de/wiwi/rames/f-sticken.htm, HTW Dresden (FH), Prof.Dr. Irina Hundt - "Die gestickte Welt"; Friedrich -List-Platz 1, D-01069 Dresden Germany
  • 30 November 2009 submission deadline: Valcellina Award, Pariticipation fee Euro 20.-. Address: Le Arti Tessili, Via M. Ciotti1, I-33086 Montreale Valcellina e-mail: info@premiovalcellina.org - http://www.premiovalcellina.org/
  • American Tapestry Biennial - ATB 8 -, deadline 30 November 2009
    http://www.americantapestryalliance.org/Exhibitions/ATBs/ATB.html
  • 1 December 2009, Early Textiles Study Group (ETSG) Colours, 19 and 20 of November 2010, Franks Room, Wellcome Collection Conference Centre Euston, London: send one page abstract and brief CV to: Helen Persson, Asian Department, Victoria and Albert Museum London SW7 2RL, e-mail: h.persson@vam.ac.uk
  • 7 December 2009, deadline presentation of "Mythique ? Aout Fil", 9 and 10 April 2010 http://www.atoutfil.com/inscrea.html
  • October 30, 2009. Proposal & summary submission deadline.
    The Hellenic Costume Society and the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation invite you to the International Costume Conference entitled “ENDYESTHAI (To Dress): Historical,
    sociological and methodological approaches” to take place on April 9-11, 2010.
    The conference is organised concurrently to the exhibition “ENDYESTHAI (To Dress): Towards a Costume Culture Museum” (March 4-April 30, 2010, Benaki Museum – Pireos Street Annexe).

  • 1 to 30 October 2009, Application for students:
    10th Quilt Nihon Exhibition, 2009, in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
    6 to 11 February 2010
    : Participation in 3 categories: A. Traditional, B. Contemporary, C. Junior & Senior. Application form see: http://www.jhia.org/english/entry/index.html
    e-mail:
    nikonten@tezukuritown.com

  • 1st September 2009 deadline of contest : Afghanistan Inspiration, exhibition 2010 and 2011, Info: Pascale Goldenberg , e-mail: goldenberg-freiburg@t-online.de - see

  • August 21, 2009 Submission deadline: Fiberart International 2010, this juried exhibition from April 16, 2010 to August 22, 2010 of contemporary works of fiber art is recognized among fiber artists around the world as a benchmark exhibition that documents trends and innovations in the field. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationshipsbetween fiber and other creative disciplines. http://fiberartinternational.org/

  • 1 to 31 July 2009 Application for A and B , 1 to 30 October 2009, for students:
    10th Quilt Nihon Exhibition, 2009, in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
    6 to 11 February 2010: Participation in 3 categories: A. Traditional, B. Contemporary, C. Junior & Senior. Application form see: http://www.jhia.org/english/entry/index.html
    e-mail:
    nikonten@tezukuritown.com

  • Thursday July 30th 2009 submission deadline for proposals for papers (abstract of maximum 250 words). The dates of the Costume Colloquium II: Dress for Dance are confirmed for November 4-7, 2010.
    For more information please CLICK HERE.
    Organizing Secretariat, Promo Florence Events, Soc. Fly Events Srl
    Via del Giglio 10 Firenze 50123 - Tel +39 055 285588 Fax +39 055 283260
    dressfordance@costume-textiles.com


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