Entangled: Threads and Making

This exhibition held at the Turner Contemporary in Margate, Kent, from 28 January to 7 May 2017 was announced in my blog post of 22 February 2017. My visit during the Easter weekend was a very positive experience. Designed by David Chippenfield and opened in 2011, the museum is the... Read more

2016 Paper Biennial Rijswijk

The 11th Paper Biennial is on view at the Rijswijk Museum near The Hague until 18th September 2016. This year’s show focuses on the laser paper cutting technique, whereas the hand paper making technique is not as prominent as it used to be. The highly refined aesthetics of the Biennial... Read more

On Victorian and Oriental Women nr 8, 262x130cm

The 17th ETN Conference is ready to take off!

The final preparations are being made to begin in Leiden with the pre-conference trips to Tilburg and Amsterdam on May 13. This is also the day where the Dutch Textile Festival (held every fifth year) will open its doors until May 16. In more than 40 exhibitions the whole downtown... Read more

The 17th ETN Conference in Leiden

  1. Some participants of the Kaunas ETN Conference in 2011, our jubilee year with 20 years European Textile Network and 30 years Textile Forum magazine 2. Theme of this years ETN Conference is Dutch Textile Design! The photo is made by Hendrik Kerstens and is called “The Bag”, inspired... Read more

Frida Kahlo Exhibitions in Italy

Frida Kahlo – exhibition from20 March to 31 August 2014 at the Scuderie del Quirinale (via XXIV maggio 16, I – 00186) in Rome curated by Helga Prignitz-Poda. The exhibition explores Frida Kahlo’s artistic career from start to finish, bringing together her works from public and private collections in Mexico,... Read more