CONFERENCE: “Conserving Modernity: the Articulation of Innovation,” 9th North American Textile Conservation Conference
San Francisco, California
November 12th – 15th, 2013
Synthetics. New ideas to old problems. Wearable art. Creative treatment solutions. Evolving installations. Collaborations with contemporary artists. These are some of the topics that will be addressed in two days of papers and posters presented in the deYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park for the 9th biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference.
Two days of workshops will precede the presentations and will cover aqueous cleaning solutions for textiles, natural and synthetic fiber identification, and progressive display techniques. There will also be workshops offered by San Francisco artists on innovative techniques for resist dyeing and working with ribbon to custom design trims and other embellishments.
The opening reception will take place in the Jackson Square District hosted by Peter Pap Oriental Rugs and the Lotus gallery. The closing gala will be held at the Asian Art Museum.
Following the conference, two additional tours will be offered: a cultural adventure throughout the East Bay and a tour of the Levi Strauss & Co Archives.
For more information contact: contactNATCC@natcconference.com
Heather (Vaughan) LeeA writer and historian, whose work focuses on the study of dress in the late 19th through the 20th century. Covering a range of topics and perspectives in dress history, she is primarily known for her research on designer Natacha Rambova, American fashion history, and the history of knitting in America.
Also by Heather
- A Beaten Copper Lamp of Deplorable Design
- Costume Society of America Western Region
- Dress a Day
- Dress Address
- Exhibiting Fashion
- Fashion Is My Muse
- Fashion Projects
- Fashion School Daily
- FIDM Museum Blog
- Historic Costume Preservation Workshop
- House of Nines Design
- Irenebrination: Notes on Art, Fashion and Style
- Made By Katrina
- Material World
- Monica D. Murgia
- Object of Fashion Blog
- Of Ravens and Writing Desks
- On Pins and Needles
- The Way We Wore
- The working life of Museum of London
- Thread for Thought
- Vassar College Costume Collection
- Worn Through