Making Lace: Global Networks

  • Fri, Nov 18, 2022 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Bard Graduate Center

    38 West 86th Street
    New York, New York 10024
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Description

Making Lace: Global Networks
A research symposium on historical and contemporary lacemaking traditions around the world
November 18, 2022
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street, Lecture Hall

Presented in conjunction with—and expanding on the European and American focus of—the exhibition Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen, this symposium brings together lacemakers and lace scholars to foreground historical and contemporary traditions of lacemaking from around the world, with particular emphasis on gender, labor, race, and identity. Talks will consider the variety of cultural landscapes from which lacemaking techniques and traditions emerge, the tools of the craft, and the significance of this labor-intensive textile in fashion.

Date & Time

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue Details

Bard Graduate Center

38 West 86th Street
New York, New York 10024 Bard Graduate Center
Bard Graduate Center

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