World Hope Forum – Ireland

World Hope Forum – Ireland

I am delighted to announce that on Saturday the 24th of September, I will be taking part in the World Hope Forum Ireland webinar. It’s going to be a special day; I am honoured to share a video presentation about eco printing amongst some of Irelands most talented textile artists and creatives.

In the words of Antonia Reilly-Parker, WHF ambassador for Ireland, “Ireland has a deep tradition of sustainable textile making, from its crisp linens to its woolly tweeds. Spanning fashion, home, craft, folklore and national identity, this special edition of World Hope Forum coincides with the seventh annual New York Textile Month.”

If you would like to register for this free educational and inspiring event which coincides with New York Fashion Month please click this link!

Here is the agenda to give you a flavour of what the event will entail.

14:00 – 14:20 Welcome with Li Edelkoort, Philip Fimmano Co-founder’s WHF and Antonia Reilly Parker WHF Ambassador for Ireland

14:20 – 14:30 Welcome to Irish Design

14:30 – 14:50 Mario Siera, Mourne Textiles

14:50 – 15:10 Nicola Brown, Textile Artist, Eco Printing

15:10 – 15:30 Andrea Cleary, Assistant Professor DCU

15:30 – 15:50 Rita Duffy, Artist

15:50 – 16:20 Francis Duff & Sonia Reynolds, Stable of Ireland

16:20 – 17:05 Chris Weiniger, Donegal Yarns, Blátnaid Gallagher, Galway Wool Coop & Claire McGovern, Rhyme Studio

17:05 – 17:25 Colin Burke, Sweater Designer

17:25 – 17:45 Joe Hogan, Basket Weaver

17:45 – 18:05 Lucy Downes, Sphere One

18:05 – 18:30 Q&A and Closing Remarks




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