(photo via designboom)
Are you interested in exploring local textile production in Vancouver? Do you want to meet fellow fibre-enthusiasts in the city to share ideas and explore new projects? Do you know any communities, farms or resources exist within 150 miles?
The focus of this meet-up is on aggregating data on what fibre resouces exist locally, and then creating an accesible community map, which will be shared with you after the session.
In the meet-up, we will address the following questions:
We are still looking for volunteers and facilitators. If you are interested in contribution, email Bea at firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone is welcome to come, learn, contribute and socialize. Donations go towards space rental and snacks for the evening.
We had our first fibreshed meet-up back in November.
Stephanie Symns speaks on behalf of the Textile Arts Department
Ruth discusses the Jacquard Loom as it relates to the history of computing.
Don’t forget to RSVP for the meet-up that’s happening on Thursday, April 16th!