Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer


Zeitz, Cape Town, South Africa

'Five Bhobh' panel discussion Dec. 2, 2018

Moholy-Nagy University doctoral school, Budapest, Hungary

lecture Nov. 21, 2018

craft in Yvonne Vera’s fiction

Rhodes University, South Africa 27-29.09.2018

Undone Symposium

Royal College of Art / 03.08.2018

Challenging Knitting

In the Loop conference keynote 19-20.07.2018

Textile Art in 2028 lecture

Fashion & Textile Museum, London (April 19, 2018)

Where Theory and Practice Meet… or not

The Agents of Design/Design as Agency symposium Montreal, Canada (March 9-10, 2018)

Navigating Failure

Konstfack Research week lecture 2018

Writing Textiles lecture

01.12.17 Bergen, Norway

Craft & Ethics

November 24-25, 2017 HDK Gothenburg

Who Speaks Now?

PARSE conference Nov. 16, 2017

Barometer Gallery, Sydney

Weaving Labour talk w/ Emelie Röndahl Oct. 7, 2017

Can That be Taught? Lessons in Tacit Knowledge Tacit knowledge is commonly thought of as held within the body. This lecture considers the unique demands of craft education through comparisons with […]

Intersections Keynote

Loughborough University (London) 13.09.17

Homo Faber Part II

1 September 2017, Konsthallen Blå Stället

Travelling Textiles: Tourism Souvenirs & National Identities

lecture May 17 Udayana University, Indonesia

Craft & Labour lecture

March 17 Reykjavik School of Visual Arts, Iceland

Craft & Labour seminar

Feb. 10, 2017 @ University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Making Meaning lecture

Nov. 14 Wellington / Nov. 17 Auckland / Nov. 21 Dunedin, New Zealand / Nov. 24 Sydney

The Matter of Methods

October 24 Oslo School of Architecture & Design