A number of postgraduate student / early career bursaries will be offered for the attendance of the workshop (details to be announced in due course).
A small number of bursaries will be offered to Early Career participants; they will be able to join in the workshop, present their work and receive feedback from the other attendees.The 3rd Fashioning the Early Modern workshop”Early Modern Textile Production” will take place on 6-7 October 2011 in Copenhagen and Aarhus, Denmark.On the first day, participants will visit the Brede Manor (18th century mansion from the time of the Danish industrial revolution) and they will also be able to see the collections of textiles from the storerooms of the Danish National Museum’s Conservation Department.The second day will consist of a visit to the Old Town Museum in Aarhus, followed by an afternoon Ph D presentations session.The workshop is organised by our project partners from the National Museum of Denmark and the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen.
The two-day programme will run in Copenhagen (6 October) and Aarhus (7 October).
On the first day of the workshop organised around the theme of rococo, participants will be able to meet three contemporary Danish designers (Nikoline Liv Andersen, Laura Baruël, Anne Damgaard) who will present and discuss their work in three small discussion groups.
The discussions with the designers will be followed by a visit to the Danish Design Museum amd a guided tour by Kirsten Toftegaard.
The second day of the workshop will finish with lunch.
We welcome participation from scholars with an interest in early modern clothing and / or contemporary design.
These are questions that remain relevant and our project demonstrates how a study of creativity and innovation as an economic and cultural force in the past can help our understanding of the same issues today.