The lectures range from political Christine Brandner - The Vestment of the Order of the Golden Fleece as an Instrument of Political Propaganda, to historical Wanda Balzano, Embroidery and Cultural Memory of Southern Italian Women. From awareness raising Brenda Schmahmann - Representing HIV/AIDs in South Africa via Embroidery: The Keikamma Altarpiece to academic Elisabeth Bouzonviller "[H]ealing garment[s]" and "crazy quilt[s]": the Needlework Metaphor in Louise Erdrich's Fiction.
And included in this, representing
, is Ann Griffin Bernstorff, the artist behind the magnificent The Ros Tapestry. Ireland
The event is being organized by Prof. Nicole TERRIEN of Université de Rouen.
Registration is free.
You can view a more detailed programme here