Conference Programme

12-14 September 2019 at Loughborough University in London

The following programme can only be attended by those that have registered by 9 September.

Programme Overview

Friday, 13 September

Time         Session
8:45Registration and Coffee
9:15Welcome
9:30Friday Keynote
10:20Textiles and Architecture
11:10Coffee Break
11:30Textiles and Architecture (continued)
12:45Lunch
13:30Critical Textiles
15:10Coffee Break
15:30Critical Textiles (continued)
16:20Panel Discussion
17:20Exhibition Reception

Saturday, 14 September

Time         Session
9:00Registration and Coffee
9:30Saturday Keynote
10:20Textile Materialities and Processes
11:10Coffee Break
11:30Textile Materialities and Processes (continued)
12:45Lunch
13:30Textiles and Interaction
15:10Coffee Break
15:30Panel Discussion
16:20Closing Discussion
16:45Conference Close

/// Textiles and Architecture

On Textile Farming: The Interior as an Ecosystem

by Svenja Keune

Introducing Fabric Materiality in architectural fibre composites

by Arielle Blonder

Productive Draping: The Making of and Research Behind The Performative Curtaining Project

by Deborah Schneiderman, Annie Coggan

Wall Curtain. On The Idea of the Soft within the Digital and Fabrication Realms

by Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen, Danica Pišteková

Les Petites Affiches : textilisation of architectural memory through the transformation of rubble

by Anna Saint Pierre, Jean-François Bassereau, Aurélie Mossé

/// Critical Textiles

Envisioning Value-Rich Design for IoT Wearables

by Caroline McMillan

New Materiality in Intimate Care

by Teresa Almeida

Towards a Postphenomenological Approach to Wearable Technology through Design Journeys

by Pauline van Dongen, Ron Wakkary, Oscar Tomico, Stephan Wensveen

Smart Textiles and Clothing: An Opportunity or a Threat for Sustainability?

by Gozde Goncu-Berk

From Rag Picking to Riches: Fashion Education meets Textile Waste

by Katherine Townsend, Emma Prince, Alison Escott, Gill Barker

WEAR Sustain (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible innovation): Sustainability Strategy Toolkit

by Florian Sametinger, Camille Baker, Heritiana Ranaivoson, Nick Bryan-Kinns

/// Textiles and Interaction

Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context

by Sara Robertson, Sarah Taylor, Joanna Bletcher

Light my elbows: a cycling jacket incorporating electronic yarn

by Dorothy Hardy, Katherine Townsend, Matholo Kgatuke, Eloise Salter, Tina Downes, Karen Harrigan, Susan Allcock, Tilak Dias

Sonic Flock; Crowdsourcing, Exhibiting and Gifting Textile Birds for Wellbeing

by Lucy Robertson, Lim Chris, Moncur Wendy

Touch Acoustics: Reflections on Crafting a Sonic, Textile Interface

by Lucie Hernandez

/// Textile Materialities and Processes

Inflatable actuators based on machine embroidery

by Bruna Goveia Da Rocha, Oscar Tomico, Daniel Tetteroo, Panos Markopoulos

TEXTILE PROTOTYPING LAB – A Platform and Open Laboratory for the Promotion of Open Innovation and Networking between Research, Design and Industry

by Zane Berzina, Essi Johanna Glomb, Sara Diaz Rodriguez, Anna Große, Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Heiko Wolf, Daniel Heltzel

Exploring a Place-Based Approach to Developing New Materials for Sustainable Futures: Natural Fibre Composites in New Zealand

by Faith Kane, Peter Brorens, Marie Joo Le Guen, Angela Kilford, Tanya Ruka

Environmental sustainability of e-textile products approached by makers and manufacturers

by Paula Veske, Kristi Kuusk, Marina Toeters, Barbro Scholz

From smart textile to on demand, locally fabricated design

by Zoe Romano