Textile Futures Talks
The ways that materials and garments are created are in
a constant change. There are continuous dialogues between the appearance and functionality of the clothing. Sustainable design examples emerge as alternatives next to the mass production, and technology integrates into garment production means in different levels. Exploring alternative futures for textile and garment production,
the exhibition presents examples from diverse interpretations of connecting textiles with technology. Textile Futures talk offers the opportunity to meet with the designers, artists and technologists behind the exhibition
work to understand more their vision for the textile futures.
15:00 Anja Hertenberger (Holland) explores how technology can help us connect to our bodies and maximize our senses.
15:30 Tara St James* (USA) introduces sustainability in fashion.
16:00 Oscar Tomico (Holland/Spain) offers insights into bringing technology close to the body.
16:30 Kristi Kuusk (Estonia) talks about crafting sustainable smart textile services.
17.00 Demo session and drinks by Mjuk kombucha at the “Textile Futures” exhibition, Q&A.
*Tara is brought to Estonia by The Baltic American Freedom Foundation's Baltic American Dialogue Program.