CASE STUDY: Jo McIntosh – St Ives In Stitches

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Jo McIntosh. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop St Ives In Stitches Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Jo McIntosh Context for project Independent socially engaged arts project …

CASE STUDY: East London Textile Arts – Explorations around John Frederick Lewis and Orientalism

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by East London Textile Arts. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Explorations around John Frederick Lewis and Orientalism Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Lead artists Sonia Tuttiett and …

#CRMethodsChat on participatory textile making as a research method

On 30th June, Stitching Together co-hosted a Creative Research Methods Twitter Chat (#CRMethodsChat) on ‘Participatory Textile Making as a Research Method’. #CRMethodsChat is an initiative created by Dr Helen Kara, who has written extensively about creative research methods for the social sciences. The chats are held on Twitter at a scheduled date and time. Over one …

CASE STUDY: Amy Meissner – Seeding Repair: Fostering a Northern Repair Culture

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Amy Meissner. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Seeding Repair: Fostering a Northern Repair Culture Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Amy Meissner, artist Keren Lowell, artist (June …

CASE STUDY: Amy Meissner – Needle & Myth

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Amy Meissner. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Needle & Myth Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Amy Meissner, artist Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, Alaska Hollis …

Stitching Together & FilmGeographies collaboration: CALL FOR SHORT FILMS

The Stitching Together project brings together researchers, project commissioners, professional textile practitioners and enthusiast maker groups to open critical dialogue around research and practice using participatory textile making methods. FilmGeographies is an online screening platform and annual film festival that acts as forum for films made by geographers and about geography. We are joining forces to …

Good Practice Guidelines: CALL FOR IMAGES

One of the key outputs of the funded Stitching Together research network project will be the Good Practice Guidelines, which provide advice for facilitators and commissioners of participatory textile making workshops and projects in diverse settings. The guidelines are currently in progress: we gathered ideas at our first two network events and now have a full draft …

CASE STUDY: Emelie Röndahl – Google Weaving Stop-time

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Emelie Röndahl. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Google Weaving Stop-time Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Emelie Röndahl Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) 4th Istanbul …