FORMAL INSTRUCTION begins on Sunday from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm and continues Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with open studio time Monday and Tuesday, 7:30 am until 1:00 a.m. for student use. Class and cleanup should be completed by 3:00pm on Wednesday.
Group introduction: each participant is asked email instructor with 3 images of their work to share.
Introduce course – show past projects / ox bow sewn strategies
Industrial textile production a brief historical narrative
Collaboration – Liz Collis / Queer Kudzu / Cat Mazza
T-shirt Rope Production
Oct. 5 – Methods for instigating Textile and Apparel Hacks
Field trip into town for fabric / thrift store
Assembly Line: Lecture – The Rational Dress, Walking the Warp, Zoe’s knock offs
East German Shopping Bag Production –
The hand vs. the machine. Video Clip
Penny Pinching coin purse hand production vs. machine production
Hacking Couture – up cycling, recycling franklin fashioning of existing garments.
How to document
Develop Collective conceive / produce a statement piece for the workshop
Students have all day to develop and prepare for this project
Oct. 7 –
Hacking project – 9 am to 12 pm
1-3 pm, recap and clean up.