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Style Migrations: South-South Networks Of African Fashion, Victoria L. Rovine Nov 2016

Style Migrations: South-South Networks Of African Fashion, Victoria L. Rovine

Artl@s Bulletin

Fashion design from Africa and by African designers provides a rich source of information about south-south networks of influence and inspiration. Using several case studies, this article explores the products of cultural interactions between Africa and other world regions, and between cultures within Africa, to illuminate south-south networks of innovation. Case studies include the work of Sakina M’Sa, Maimouna Diallo, and the distinctive embroidery of northern Mali known as “Ghana Boy” style.


Fit To Be Tied Oct 2016

Fit To Be Tied

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

In conjunction with the 8th International Shibori Symposium, HKDI presented The Animal Fiber: Art Informs Shibori from 13 December 2011 to 14 January 2012, revealing how an ancient technique has grown into an art form revered by couturiers and a medium of experimentation loved by children of all ages.


Material Innovation Oct 2016

Material Innovation

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Science and design have never been closer, with innovative textiles and other materials changing the way we think about garments and fashion.


Waste Management And Upcycling, Katarina Brieditis, Katarina Evans Oct 2016

Waste Management And Upcycling, Katarina Brieditis, Katarina Evans

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

All material is good material, you only need to create ways to use it. Re Rag Rug started as an experimental design project to explore the social and ecological factors of turning waste material into rugs…


Creating Narratives Through Art As Self-Definition For Black Women, Shannon Snelgrove, Laura Gardner Ph.D. Oct 2016

Creating Narratives Through Art As Self-Definition For Black Women, Shannon Snelgrove, Laura Gardner Ph.D.

The Winthrop McNair Research Bulletin

The purpose of this study was to examine ways in which Black female artists have created narratives through art as self-definition. These artists have responded to stereotypical stories and images of Black women by creating self-defined stories and images. This study specifically focused on Faith Ringgold because she has combined narrative and visual art in story quilts that present Black women as empowered, multidimensional people. Her story quilt Who’s Afraid of Aunt Jemima reclaims the narrative of the stereotypical Black mammy character, Jemima. Ringgold depicts Jemima as a liberated, dynamic entrepreneur and family woman. In creating positive characterizations of ...


Magic Carpets Oct 2016

Magic Carpets

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Two designers have harnessed creativity and innovation to recreate and invigorate a traditional Swedish handicraft using recycled materials. As Libby Zeng reports their goal is to persuade the whole world to embrace sustainable design.


Full Issue, The Anthology Jun 2016

Full Issue, The Anthology

The Anthology

This is the entirety of the 2013 Winthrop Anthology issue.


All Tied Up, Rhiannon Bode Jun 2016

All Tied Up, Rhiannon Bode

The Anthology

Artwork


Full Issue, The Anthology Jun 2016

Full Issue, The Anthology

The Anthology

This is the entirety of the 2014 Winthrop Anthology issue.


Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A. May 2016

Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A.

VRA Bulletin

This article describes the difference between cataloging images and cataloging books, the obstacles to including subject data in image cataloging records and how these obstacles can be overcome to make image collections more accessible. I call for participants to help create a subject authority reference resource for non-Western art. This article is an expanded and revised version of a presentation for the 2016 Joint ARLIS/VRA conference in Seattle.


Full Issue, The Anthology May 2016

Full Issue, The Anthology

The Anthology

This is the entirety of the 2015 Winthrop Anthology issue.


Self Portrait In Thread, Emily Furr Apr 2016

Self Portrait In Thread, Emily Furr

The Anthology

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