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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.
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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.
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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.

Invited Panel Guest
Februrary 2021 - Forschungskreis/Magic Circle Symposium: Design Tools: Participation and Tessellations with Silke Hoffman, Felix Rasehorn and Dr Khashayar Razghandi, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin/ Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

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