details on the edition in Stockholm

The new edition of Talking Textiles will take place from February 3 – April 15, 2012 at the Designhall, a new venue for presenting design in Stockholm, located opposite the Konstfack University campus.

On show will be a large selection of design that uses innovative textile techniques, heralding the revival of textiles in our interiors.Here is a focus of some artists.Stay tuned for more information very soon!



KARIN AHLIN When the Rain Came (2008)


A textile and communication designer who views patterns as icons of reality’s surfaces composes a digital collage visualisation of her work in this animated short film.


BART HESS Hunt for High Tech (2010)


Research to create technologically-armoured skin and fur, with nature and technology blending into one in order to create a new human archetype incorporating animalistic and fetichistic instincts.


GINNA LEE Visible Emotions, 2010


Ginna’s aim is to create abstract visual manifestations of specific emotional moments or states; recreating and representing such moments through textiles in the same way that body language and facial expressions are used to represent the internal emotions of humans.



MEREL KARHOF Wind Knitting Factory (2010)