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DIALOGUES: An Ode to Textile Stories

DIALOGUES: An Ode to Textile Stories

Sep

08

Fri

09:00 – 18:00

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With: Oodi

Exhibition Opening 07.09.23 17:00-19:00

Oodi Library, Kuutio / Cube, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki

Register for the opening here

Join us for the opening reception at Kuutio/ Cube Space from 17:00-19:00 on Thursday 7th September. The exhibition takes place in collaboration with Central Library Oodi for the month of September.

We are happy to announce and warmly welcome you to ‘DIALOGUES – An Ode to Textile Stories’, an exhibition of textile narratives, artistic exploration, material solutions and design pedagogy showcasing the multitude of textile work in Aalto University.

Welcoming words by Laura Aalto, Director of Communications, Aalto University. Maarit Salolainen, Head of the MA Major in Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design (FaCT), Aalto University will introduce the exhibition.

The exhibition continues the series of DIALOGUES events, showcasing propositions for textile futures. DIALOGUES launched in New York in November 2022 with a joint exhibition and seminar by Aalto University and Parsons – The New School. The exhibition was expanded on return to Dipoli Gallery, Aalto University in December 2023. The partnership with Oodi Library brings textile stories from Aalto University to new audiences in Helsinki. 

Opening: 07.09.23 / 17:00-19:00
Exhibition Dates: 08.09-01.10.23
Mon-Fri: 9:00–18:00 / Sat-Sun: 10:00-17:00
Location: Oodi Library, Kuutio / Cube Space, 2nd Floor
Address: Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki

Exhibiting designers and research groups:

Sanna Ahonen / Lorena Articadi / Nora Bremer / Venla Elonsalo / Anusuya Krishnaswamy /Josh Krute / Ella Siltavuori / Kristin Ferrell

Multifunctional Materials Design Research Group: Jaana Vapaavuori, Laura Koskelo, Maija Vaara, Mithila Mohan, Pedro Silva, Zahra Madani / Sun-Powered Textiles-Moiré project: Zuzana Zmatekova, Janne Halme, Elina Ilén, Maarit Salolainen / BioColour-Natural Indigo project: Kirsi Niinimäki, Arttu Åfeldt / Ioncell & Lindström towel project knit:Ioncell research team, Elina OnkinenKasia Gorniak 

 Leonardo Hidalgo Uribe / Ia Kähkönen / Helmi Liikanen / Jarno Kettunen / Elisa Defossez

Dialogues exhibition team:

Maarit Salolainen, Dialogues Initiator and Curator
Nora Bremer, Exhibition Coordinator
Aino Salonen, Graphic Designer   
Edel O’ Reilly, Aalto Exhibitions Curator

Further information & exhibition contact: Edel O’ Reilly, Curator, Aalto University edel.oreilly@aalto.fi

Fri 08 Sep 2023 – 01 Oct 2023 09:00 – 18:00

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