Li Edekoort wearing a mask by Bertjan Pot | Courtesy Textielmuseum, Tilburg | Camiel Donders©
About Talking Textiles
As part of New York Textile Month, the 2019 Talking Textiles Conference hosts a line-up of acclaimed international speakers revealing the knowledge and techniques behind the most inspiring of fashion and interior fabrics. Dutch famous trend forecaster Li Edelkoort will organize, as the founder of New York Textile Month, and speak in the Talking Textiles conference.
Li Edelkoort is one of the world’s most renowned trend forecasters. Li is also a curator, publisher, and educator as well as a dean at The New School, where she has established the MFA Masters in Textiles (2018). Examining the connection between art, design, fashion and consumer culture, she is a pioneer of the forecasting profession and offers insight to leading brands and textile mills. Li is the recipient of numerous accolades including being inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 2017. She is the founder of New York Textile Month and continually strives to promote textile education and awareness.
The Talking Textiles conference will take place on Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:30 AM 5:00 PM at The Auditorium, Parsons, The New School located on 66 West 12th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States.