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Crafting New Futures Using “Ideas Arrangements Effects”

The Studio proposes that we can redesign systems if we follow a simple premise: “Ideas are embedded in social arrangements, which in turn produce effects.” They offer arrangements as a…

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Public Presentations by Design Studies 527: Global Artisan Students

This semester, students in the Design Studies 527: Global Artisans course collaborated with traditional weaving, embroidery, block-printing, and bandhani artists from the Kutch district of India. The…

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Designers are Critical to Equity & Inclusion

Design is a social art. Designers create the environments for human life – from our physical spaces to the products we depend upon to the information that permeates our lives. It’s a…

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Public Lecture with Sofia Hagström Møller

Swedish artist, Sofia Hagström Møller, will present her artistic work in the field of weaving. Hagström Møller will show images from previous projects that have been important…

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Intergenerational Housing: Novel Definitions of Home and Family

An emerging model of new housing developments is experimenting with mixing older and younger people in one place. Although the two ends of the population spectrum are frequently portrayed as…

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Unsettling: Learning of Equity in Creative Expression and Teaching

Xia Gao presents her work and her exploration of equity through her practice. “I would never feel confident to say that my work centers on equity. I would often say that it addresses cultural,…

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Weaving Connections: New Interpretations of Historical American Textile Design

The exhibition Politics at Home: Textiles as American History, in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery, features several woven coverlets from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; these…

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The Overshare: Telling Stories and Documenting a Life in Needle Lace

Sydney-based maker Maggie Hensel-Brown will join the CDMC to talk about her approach as a contemporary lace maker. With work currently on view in Lace from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection…

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Textiles on Campus: A Panel Discussion on the Possibilities of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Politics at Home: Textiles as American History, on view in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery, and Lace from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, on view in the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery,…

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2nd Annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium

The Center for Design and Material Culture is pleased to host the second annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium on Tuesday, August 24 at 10AM. This fellowship program, in…

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Visible/Invisible: Designing Afro-Futures

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem presents on her multi-hyphenate practice as an award-winning, self-described “space sculptor”, designer, writer, performance artist, and educator whose practice and…

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Cotton: A Conversation with Malkha

Sarah Anne Carter, Executive Director of the Center for Design and Material Culture, UW-Madison, introduces the Malkha | Madison project. Annapurna Mamidipudi (Ph.D., Science and Technology Studies,…

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Weaving Malkha

Weaving Malkha by Hong Huo for the CDMC and Malkha | Madison Project.

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CDMC Conversation Series: “Beth Lipman’s House Album”, a Short Film by Atesh Atici

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4:30pm CST The CDMC hosted a conversation around Beth Lipman’s House Album, a short film by Atesh Atici playing in the Milwaukee Film Festival. The film explores…

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CDMC Conversation Series: Nora Renick Rinehart and Emilie Mulcahey

Star Trek Said Quilts Are Queer Art Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:00pm CST Alongside her second year MFA exhibition, Flannel Futures, Nora Renick Rinehart has created a comic/essay entitled Star Trek…

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CDMC Conversation Series: Amanda Thatch and Zoe Cohen

April 22, 2021. 5:00 PM CT. This installment of the CDMC Conversation Series focuses on how visual art and language can meet in textile practice and collaboration. MFA candidate in Textiles/Design…

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