4-day workshop WEAVE HACKERS at Tartu Art College
4-day workshop WEAVE HACKERS
At Tartu Art College (Estonia)
August 23-26, 2016
Supervisor: Kadi Pajupuu (docent, Textile art and design lecturer at Tartu Art College)
Target audience: weaving teachers, textile professionals
Number of participants: 12
During this workshop weaving teachers and textile professionals can get hands on experience with the loom-related inventions of Estonian textile artist and inventor Kadi Pajupuu. The tools to be used include also Stepping Reed and RailReed. We will be using inventive tools on 12 handlooms, among them 2 Toika computer looms. Looms are ready to weave; warp materials include wool, cotton, linen and paper. Participants are encouraged to share their experience in teaching the art of handweaving and show creative works that they and their students have made.
Registration is open until June 23.
Register here: http://bit.do/weavehackers
- RailReed www.railreed.ee/en
- Stepping Reed
- Exhibition “Hacked Tradition” in Vilnius
- About Tartu Art College www.artcol.ee/en/
Price: EUR 300 (price includes workshop participation fee, materials used, coffee breaks, excursions and fees for museum visits). Price does not include accommodation and lunch.
11-13 Arrival, coffee and introduction of participants
14-17 Introduction of looms, tools and available materials, weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaving hacks
10-13 Excursion to local textile enterprises
17-18 Discussion on weaver as an entrepreneur
17-18 Discussion on weaving materials
8-18 Textile Tour: Tartu-Lake Peipsi-Varnja-Kolkja-Jõgeva-Raasiku-Tallinn.
Visits to textile enterprises, wool factories and getting a glimpse of local culture and nature.
Tartu Art College
Tähe 38b, 50103 TARTU, Estonia