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Kathryn Walters

Doctoral student in textile design The Swedish School of Textiles Contact: Kathryn.Walters[]hb.se

Design and the theology of sustainability – Seminar talk
Design	and	the	theology	of	sustainability – Seminar	talk

The seminar talk Design and the theology of sustainability by Lars Hallnäs is now available at the Research Outlet! Click to find the link. Abstract There is a dilemma, we look for solutions to problems we see and we want to bring about change. But the new things we introduce also introduce possible new problems […]

“Designing and Living with Organisms” at the Symposium on Artistic Research with the title “Working Together”
“Designing and Living with Organisms” at the Symposium on Artistic Research with the title “Working Together”

Working Together “Artistic research is multidisciplinary and collaborative in character. It covers a large number of art forms and research fields – all with their own needs and prerequisites. This year’s symposium on artistic research is about collaboration. What does it mean to conduct research in or between subjects and disciplines?” If you would like […]

Fiberspace: Art, Craft + Design
Fiberspace: Art, Craft + Design

Book launch + group exhibition 3.12 — 13.12 / 2020  This book presents the oeuvres 34 artist, artisans and designers that have exhibited at Fiberspace, a Stockholm-based gallery dedicated to showcasing textile and fiber art, craft and design. The common denominator is their intrinsic use of textile materials and/or techniques as a central part of their practice. […]

Sound-based Thinking and Design Practices with Embodied Extensions
Sound-based Thinking and Design Practices with Embodied Extensions

TEI 2020: FUTURE BODIES, FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES You are welcome to register for the workshop Sound-based Thinking and Design Practices with Embodied Extensions, which will be held in TEI’20, Sydney Australia! How can we extend our hearing sense within embodied practices? This studio focuses on sonic and electromagnetic fields as intangible materials with distinctive qualities and […]

Changeability as a quality in textile design
Changeability as a quality in textile design

Riikka Talman Licentiate Thesis Abstract The tendency to wear out and change is inherent in most materials, but – aside from a few exceptions – has been considered to be undesirable by both the industry and consumers. The work presented in this licentiate thesis suggests that, due to change in some form being an inherent […]