NewsPRESS RELEASE 29.07.2008
TENDENCIES IN TEXTILE ART HERE AND AMONG NEIGHBOURS DURING LAST 15 YEARS
22nd of August 2008
In Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Greetings and intro. Merike Alber (Director of Estonian Museum Applied Art and Design)
10.15 Are we alive enough? - Maasike Maasike (textile artist and member of board of ETAA, Estonia)
11.00 Contemporary Swedish textile art - Marianne Erikson (former curator of textiles at the Röhss Museum for Applied Art and Design, Göteborg,Sweden)
11.45 Latvian professional textile art during last 5-10 years - Ieva Krumina (textile artist, Latvia)
13.30 Last five years of textile education in Estonian Academy of Arts - Mare Kelpman (Estonian Academy of Arts, professor of Textile Design department, textile artist, Estonia)
14.00 Establishing textile culture in Lithuania: Biennial as a changeable process - Virginia Vitkiené (curator of Kaunas Textile Biennial, Lithuania)
14.45 Coffee break
15.05 Hands and all. Finnish textile artists in organization TEXO - Aino Kajaniemi (textile artist, Finland)
15.50 Who needs textile art? Textile department in Tartu 1993-2008 - Aet Ollisaar (textile artist, head of the Textile Department of Tartu Art College)
18.00-20.00 Soirée in Katariina Graft Gild, Vene str 12
Presentations will be held in Estonian and in English and will have translated summaries.
Participation is free of charge for all.
Event is organized by the board of Estonian Textile Artists Association.
Event is supported by Estonian Artist’s Association and Estonian Cultural Endowment.
Information and registration to conference:
+372 52 18 479
Estonian Textile Artists Association
Vabaduse sq. 6
10146 Tallinn, Estonia