Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

Navigating Failure

Navigating Failure in Text, Textile & Film (lecture February 1, 2018)

This lecture is interested in the navigation of failure and its relationship to textiles – places where the textile is considered a failure as well as places where the textile may provide an aid in navigating failure’s otherwise treacherous waters. One textile, one text and one film will be considered:

The Knitting Map project for the Cork, Ireland City of Culture 2005

Wings of a Ragtag Quest: Chronicles of a Passionate Pursuit of Appliqué by Nell Battle Booker Sonnemann, edited by Patricia Malarcher, 2015

WOOL% directed by Mai Tominaga, 2006

lecture open to the public

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