Elaine Igoe

Latest Activities

New Publication for 2023
Architectures of Weaving: From Fibers and Yarns to Scaffolds and Skins edited by Christiane Sauer, Mareike Stoll, Ebba Fransén Waldhör and Maxie Schneider includes a short chapter by Dr Elaine Igoe entitled ‘Textile Fenestra and Spiracles: Mattering the Swatch’ developed from a previous contribution to ‘Surface and Apparition’ edited by Dr Yeseung Lee.
Available to order on https://www.jovis.de/en/books/architectures-of-weaving.html

Invited Panel Member 
Wednesday 30th March 2022
MAI-DAY Textile Elements -
Reflective Stitch In

Chelsea College of Arts
University of the Arts London
On 30 March, 2-4pm, at Chelsea College of Arts, a final face-to-face event will provide space to consider the interconnections between the 3 conversations within an atmosphere of thinking-while-stitching.
The event is titled Reflective Stitch-In with Sequoia Barnes, Melanie Bowles, Elaine Igoe, Selvedge editor Polly Leonard and Claire-Wellesley-Smith;  stitching facilitated by Stitch-School.
For info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mai-day-textile-elements-reflective-stitch-in-tickets-265091153777

Invited Talk
Friday 2nd July 2021 - Textile Fenestra and Spiracles at Architectures of Weaving, Matters of Activity Lab; Cluster of Excellence, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Other speakers include Prof Felecia Davis, Dr Karin Krauthausen and Prof Regine Hengge.
For info: https://www.matters-of-activity.de/en/activities/5540/architectures-of-weaving

Conference Presentation
Tuesday 15th June 2021 - Commoning situated knowledge; Co-teaching-and-learning the ‘design-led upcycling’ of waste clothing , Design Education Panel at Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times Symposium, Cardiff University

Fashion Revolution Week
April 2021 - Organised and chaired a number of public online events including Charity Shopping: Secondhand Citizens with Dr Alida Payson, Prof Becky Earley, Dr Jennifer Ayres and Dr Triona Fitton and Sustainability and Digital Fashion with Rachel Homewood and Rachael Taylor and students from University of Portsmouth and Solent University.

Get in touch at e.m.igoe@arts.ac.uk if you wish to find out more about these or previous activities.