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Last night we arrived in Ginza…

Translator…where the buildings are dressed better than we are.

18. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Double-up

TranslatorToday we received our first sample from the loom. My combination of twill and satin was almost right, but I think I would have to push the distinction between the two for more clarity in the image. The second design, … Continue reading

10. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Akshay Tyagi | Of dichotomies and identities

Translator “Of Dichotomies and Identities is inspired by New Delhi’s traffic, her people and their modes of transport are a physical symbol of where I come from, where I belong, and who I am. In my mind, the local transportation … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Fibre Graduates 2011 | 2 of 3

TranslatorIn this post: Jennifer Akkermans and the Institute for Morphoid Research, Chantal Traub and Rachelle MacLeod. The ACAD Graduating Student Show is on view in ACAD’s Main Mall, 3rd Floor and Illingworth Kerr Gallery and continues until May 28 2011. … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Fashioning Self and the Environment

TranslatorFashioning Self and the Environment | An Earth Day Open House at the Textile Arts Center 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York Environmental fiber artist Abigail Doan and the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn are teaming up to present an … Continue reading

12. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Veronika Persche | Strickdesign

Translator Machine-knit fabric by Veronika Persche. View more of Veronika Persche’s work HERE From November 12 to 14, 2010, Persche’s collaborative project “3 in 1” with fellow textile designers Kerstin Bennier and Stephanie Sonnleitner will be presented at Modezone in … Continue reading

13. November 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Out of Context | Contextural at ACAD

Translator Just a reminder that the End of Residency Group Show, Out of Context is wrapping up this weekend.The show takes place at the Marion Nicoll Gallery, in the Alberta College of Art + Design. The show is a culmination … Continue reading

08. September 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Natalie Purschwitz | MakeShift

Translator MakeShift is an art and research project that examines the relationships between ‘making’, ‘clothing’ and ‘living’. The basic premise for the project is that for a period of one year starting on September 1st, 2009, I will only wear … Continue reading

31. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Andi Strand | Antler Magazine

Translator Andi Strand is the founder and editor in chief of Antler Magazine which “…focuses on composing a collection of beautiful, inspiring ideas and designs from all aspects of life.” With contributors from Canada, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and … Continue reading

05. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Hussein Chalayan at the Design Museum, UK

TranslatorA student recently contacted me asking who were my ‘heroes’ in art and fashion. I have none in fashion. I know very little about fashion but I seem to be developing a passion for the work of designer Hussein Chalayan. … Continue reading

01. April 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Nancy Price, Hopeless… Romantic

TranslatorGo on… 2008 Hopeless… Romantic: Nancy Price at Stride GalleryJanuary 9 to February 14, 2009 With these works that traverse the boundaries of art, couture and craft, Price considers what is implied with the notion of “fitting” or its alternative, … Continue reading

23. January 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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vintgae Japanese bamboo handbag

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18. November 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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