Deadline for submissions extended to 11th November 2022

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the Association for Art History's 2023 annual conference has been extended to 11th November 2022. Session: Participatory Needlework as Tangible and Intangible Heritage Memorarte, Chile, 2017. Photographer: Carlos Candia We particularly wish to encourage submissions that extend existing scholarship to raise new questions about alternative art and craft histories, notably …

CALL FOR PAPERS: Participatory Needlework as Tangible and Intangible Heritage

Exciting news! Three Stitching Together colleagues - Lorna Dillon (Cambridge University), Emma Shercliff (Arts University Bournemouth) and Rose Sinclair (Goldsmiths, University of London) - are proposing a conference session for the Association for Art History’s 2023 annual conference. Details are below and you can find out more about the conference here. Please consider submitting a paper …

Stitching Together Study Day + networking session … Save The Dates!

**Update - booking now open! Click here for details** We're planning our final (funded) network events... Put the dates into your diaries! The Stitching Together Study Day will take place on Thursday 13 May with live sessions (9-10.30am / 2-3.30pm / 7-8.30pm BST) and pre-recorded content available via the website ahead of time. All sorts …

Good Practice Guidelines launch

After many months of development, we're delighted to have the Stitching Together Good Practice Guidelines ready to launch. The guidelines are written for people who facilitate participatory textile making workshops and projects – whether professional textile practitioners, artists, academic researchers, people working within museums and galleries, community activists, amateur enthusiasts or anyone else! We generated …

#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 …

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 …