PechaKucha Presentation

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Samantha Everett

Artist in Forster

Something from Nothing

PRESENTED ON APR 22, 2015
IN FORSTER @ VOL 4

"If I can give a voice to people who don't have one, I'm all for that."

From "Something from Nothing' from PechaKucha Night Forster, Samantha Everett talks about her evolution from a fashion designer to fabric artist to an installation artist. She shares how her experience in textiles, fashion, and recovery has enhanced and rehabilitate her world. An unsuspecting and humble artist gives it here all here. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. 

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Fabric that Inspires

BY NADJA SOLOVIEVA
@ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK ON OCT 28, 2013

Nadja Solovieva, an award winning fashion designer from London, talks about what gives her her inspiration. Some of it comes from Japan, but it also comes from the fur patterns found on endangered animals such as bengal tigers and lemurs.

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Nothing Really Interests Me

BY JOHN STEPHENS
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Artist John Stephens is fascinated by nothing in particular, and he tells us just what he means by that. For the past few years John has been exploring spaces that have no particular significance to them, and photographing the results to great effect.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 16, 2014.

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From Rags To Cushions

BY PAMELA CHAMI
@ VOL 24 ON JAN 20, 2016

With Karim Hobeiche, Pamela Chami tells the story of Farid, a unique piece of fabric with a bright future. With many others like him, one day Farid found himself destined for the dump. Luckily for him, Tekaya Design looks for fabrics like Farid and helps them fulfill their destiny by turning them into unique patchwork designs.

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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From 2D to 3D – the design process of MECA’s Textile and Fashion Design department

BY PAUL LEWANDOWSKI
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

 
Paul Lewandowski will present his program's exercises that students work on in class, introducing the audience to a way of thinking about pattern, material, texture, and form.
 
MECA’s new textile and fashion design program is growing quickly and introducing students to a rare hybrid program of textile and fashion design.  Unique in the US, the TFD program students explore 2D pattern and 3D shape as they create wearable art for the body.  


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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Reading Material

BY YEMI AWOSILE
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 26, 2017

"I'm interested in materials in their rawest state ... to the point where it's processed, to user intervention, to post consumption and disposal and reuse."

Yemi Awosile presents Reading Material.

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Process of Fabric Printing

BY RACHEL DOMINGUEZ-BENNER
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 18, 2018

Rachel Dominguez-Benner explains the various processes and options involved in screen printing. 

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Fabric in artistic practice

BY JADE BLOOD
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 12, 2018

Jade Blood discusses the importance of fabric through the development of her practice, whilst living in York and contributing to the contemporary art culture.