Madelyn Shaw’s Dunedin talks

Visiting Smithsonian textiles curator Madelyn Shaw is having a busy time of her visit to New Zealand, and the Dunedin leg is no exception, with talks on Sunday at Otago Museum (Hutton Theatre, 2pm) and Monday at Otago Polytechnic.

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(You can read more about the wonderful coat on the poster in this Otago Museum blogpost by Jamie Metzger.)

Monday’s talk on The Geometries of Cloth and Clothing explores  how curves of the human body and the flatness of cloth marry together , with examples from various cultures, times and places.

Otago Polytechnic, Room G106 11 am Monday 1 May. All welcome.

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