27 & 28 Apr 2019

Progress to Process: Interwoven with Makerversity

27 & 28 Apr 2019
New Wing

Europe’s pioneering community of maker businesses and Somerset House Studios residents, Makerversity, present Interwoven, a weekend festival exploring the future of textile design in creating sustainable change within the fashion industry and beyond.

Highlights include an interactive exhibition focusing on innovative textile approaches, co-curated with textile producers Bysshe Partnership and Doppelhaus in collaboration with sustainable fashion designer Eliza Collin. A series of workshops run alongside the showcase, including debates about bio-designing fabrics, fashion activism’s link to climate justice, and a textile clinic breaking down fabrics’ sourcing and production. Speakers include Central Saint Martins’ Sustainable Fashion Tutors, Clare Farrell and Alice Wilby.

Body Politic Protest Art Print-Making Workshop | Sat 27 Apr 2019 | 16.30 - 18.00 | Tickets from £5.00

Join climate justice activist, co-founder of Extinction-Rebellion and Sustainable Fashion lecturer at Central Saint-Martins Clare Farrel, part of political print-making group Body Politicto explore how the fashion industry’s polluting processes are directly related to climate change.

Learn how to design and print-make your manifestos against fast fashion and climate change onto fabric – and bring your own used clothes to be repurposed into wearable protest pieces! (Textile materials provided).