Funding for dissertation project

Under the motto "We inspire ideas", the Osnabrück University Society supports young academics and research projects. In the field of textile design, the University Society supports the dissertation project "The Beiderwand Weaving Mill Meldorf as a Textile Place of Remembrance". The dissertation project of Lucia Schwalenberg under the supervision of Bärbel Schmidt investigates Continue reading Förderung für Dissertationsprojekt

Cooperation trip to Finland

Textile Studies, Craft Education and Makerspaces

Third-party funding by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Education for the University of Osnabrück/Textile Design

Textile Studies, Craft Education and Makerspaces was the core of a cooperation trip of the Textile Design Department of the University of Osnabrück to Finland to universities and institutions there. The Lower Saxony Ministry of Culture supports the cooperation project Continue reading Kooperationsreise nach Finnland

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Textile students develop fabric for the historic Beiderwand weaving mill Meldorf

Inspired by the historical motifs of the Beiderwand weaving mill in Meldorf, textile students from the University of Osnabrück developed new timeless fabric designs. Lucia Schwalenberg led the collaborative project with Stiftung Mensch. The results are on display in an exhibition at the "Stichpunkt" gallery. Continue reading Stichpunktgalerie

Historic double wall weaving mill Meldorf

Collection development on the basis of a historical sample treasure trove

In the authentic building complex of the Old Pastorate in Meldorf, the Mensch Foundation has at its disposal a weaving mill that is unique in Germany. Part of the weaving mill is a historically grown pattern treasure Continue reading Historische Beiderwand-Weberei Meldorf

At second glance - Bauhaus fabrics as inspiration

Cooperation Cloth Museum Bramsche - University of Osnabrück/Textile Design
Small and fine they lie before us: the archive samples of Gunta Stölzl, master weaver at the Bauhaus. Attached to gray cardboard in Din A4, annotated in neat pencil writing, supplemented by cartridge drawings and indents. Sometimes cursory, almost fragmentary, Continue reading Auf den zweiten Blick – Bauhausstoffe als Inspiration

Workshop at Digital Weaving Norway/Vibeke Vestby

The TC2 - a digital jacquard prototyping loom is the seminal innovation from Digital Weaving Norway with Vibeke Vestby at the helm. The design is read directly from the draft via the digital image editing program into the loom and woven experimentally by hand. Impressions from the TC2 workshop with Vibeke Vestby in Hoenefoss/Norway ... Continue reading Workshop bei Digital Weaving Norway/Vibeke Vestby

Fondazione Lisio Silk Weaving Florence

The high art of jacquard weaving is the profession of the Fondazione Lisio silk weaving mill in Florence. An institution of more than 100 years for the production of brocade, velvet and other hand-woven jacquard fabrics. A production and training center with international exchanges. Continue reading Fondazione Lisio Seidenweberei Florenz

The seamless shirt

Under the title "Stoff für Geschichte(n)" ("Fabric for History(s)"), the Fischer- und Webermuseum Steinhude, in cooperation with Leibniz Universität Hannover, presented an exhibition on a shirt woven in 1728 without a seam, which is still considered to be technically highly challenging to weave today. The exhibition is about the millennia-old phenomenon of seamlessness in the art of weaving, a textile ideal similar to squaring the circle or perpetual motion. Continue reading Das nahtlose Hemd

Final Presentation Shuttle Course Art University Linz

At a final colloquium with the textile artists Lea Cook/USA and Ismini Samanidou/UK, the graduates of the shuttle course of the Linz Art University presented themselves in Haslach in summer 2014 and received their graduation certificates. Continue reading Abschlusspräsentation Shuttle-Lehrgang Kunstuniversität Linz