Melinda Watt, Chair and Christa C. Mayer Thurman Curator of Textiles, and Jordana Munk Martin, founder of the textile-dependent archive, library, and journal TATTER, examine Morris and Company’s enduring aesthetic and its impression on modern arts and crafts.
About the Speaker
Jordan Munk Martin conceived of and released a special textile investigation area and adjacent instruction facility in Brooklyn, NY, for the purpose of textile analyze, visual inspiration, and scholarship. Blue: The Tatter Textile Library is home to over 6,000 publications and textile objects. The adjacent workshop features in excess of 50 workshops for each calendar year as nicely as e book events and gatherings. Programming steers towards a preservation of ethnographic textile strategies in just present-day themes. Website visitors to the library contain artists, designers, costumers, historians, and more. The library incorporates partial or total particular libraries of Edith Wyle, Carol Westfall, Cora Ginsburg, and Jordana Munk Martin. Martin also serves as the editor-in-chief of TATTER Journal.
Earlier, Martin was curator and creator of Product Cultures (Bric Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY), a team exhibition featuring the do the job of 8 present-day visible artists who have interaction with and react to crucial factors of textile: weaving, pattern, draping, embellishing, and putting on, highlighting profound connections to record, ritual follow, cultural id, artistic expression, and politics. Martin was also a co-founder, mentor, and creating teacher for the artist-in-residency system for the Textile Arts Heart in Brooklyn, NY. She acquired her BFA from Brandeis College, an MFA in portray from Rhode Island Faculty of Style, and an affiliate degree in area design and style from the Fashion Institute of Technologies.
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