PRESERVATION OF EARLY MEDIEVAL FISH LEATHER TRADITION THROUGH HIGHER EDUCATION

13 April 2019

I will be presenting the 13th of April at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA during the IONA conference: From Fibre to Decorated Textiles in the Early North Atlantic: Making, Methods,Meanings  my paper on ‘Preservation of Early medieval Fish leather tradition through Higher education’. I will be examining the historical application of fishskin, the disappearance of the craft, the importance of Women and fishskin in the Arctic and the future development of the craft to disseminate best practices in fashion higher education. 




BRITISH COUNCIL CRAFTING FUTURES CHINA

05 March 2019

British Council forum and networking event the 5th March 2019 to hear from UK and Chinese speakers about craft practice and collaboration. Through international collaboration, the British Council’s Crafting Futures programme creates new networks and opportunities for shared learning between the UK and other countries around the globe. 

Elisa Palomino will be talking about the Hezhe Fish leather craftsmanship workshop held at Heilongjiang province, China. 

The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AT

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FISHSKIN HORIZON 2020 MARIE SKLODOWSKA CURIE

09 February 2019

Kick off event in Eilat, Israel of FishSkin, a new project, funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 research and innovation initiative under the Marie Sklodowska Curie agreement FishSkin 823943 which will bring together a community of experts including fashion design academics, scientists and craftsmen, with the aim of improve knowledge of sustainable methods for fish skin production to address the pressing sustainability issues in the current fashion industry. Project leader Shenkar. Partners: UAL, Atlantic leather, Iceland University of the Arts, Kornit digital print ltd, Oceanographic Research, Ars Tinctoria SRL ,Politecnico Milano, Kyoto Seika University.





CIRRUS: A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

02 February 2019

Elisa Palomino will be teaching the workshop 'A More Sustainable Future' at the  Iceland Academy of the Arts  from March 25th – 29th 2019 through CIRRUS: Nordic-Baltic Network of Art and Design Education. The central activities of the partner institutions are art and design, including innovative activities, technical development and artistic practices.

https://cirrus.artun.ee/sustainable/




INNOVATION TALKS BY LINEAPELLE

22 January 2019

Elisa Palomino will take part on “LINEAPELLE INNOVATION TALKS” ,a unique format that brings the experience of the most important trade show for fashion materials and accessories. It provides an updated overview on fashion and market trends and links them to highly selected examples of recent developments in the world of applied Research and Innovation.

https://fashioninnovation.it/innovation-talks-ldn/





EU INDUSTRY DAYS

07 January 2019

The Worth winning project ‘Fish Skin leather in the Luxury Industry’ will participate in the EU Industry Days that will take place in Brussels on 5-6 February 2019 and will consist of a mix of events organised by the European Commission under the theme of industry and sustainability. It will provide an excellent opportunity to highlight and discuss new emerging industrial, societal and environmental trends that may need a response from the EU and an excellent opportunity to bring together key players to discuss topics that are relevant to the industry and engage with a diverse audience representing a variety of industrial sectors from all over Europe. 

https://www.worthproject.eu/worth-winners-participate-in-2019-eu-industry-days/




DAIWA FOUNDATION GRANT

20 November 2018

Recipient of the Daiwa Foundation Small Grant to travel to Japan mapping recent developments of Japanese traditional natural dyes and experimenting with their application on fish skin leather, leading to its use by designers & craftsmen as a greener alternative to exotic leathers.




HANDMADE NORDIC FOUNDATION GRANT

15 November 2018

Recipient of the Nordic Culture Fund Handmade Grant where tanners, museums, design businesses and academic researchers join forces in a cross sectorial pool of knowledge and knowhow about fish skin, a traditional craft material today. The project is supported by HANDMADE - both by OPSTART and project funding.

https://www.nordiskkulturfond.org/en/inspirational-projects/sustainable-fish-skin-network/





TEXTILSETUR ISLANDS. ICELANDIC TEXTILE CENTRE RESIDENCY

14 November 2018

Recipient of the Icelandic Textile Centre Residency to research together with Atlantic Leather the endangered fish skin craft, promoting Icelandic fish skin, encouraging fish skin research and reflecting on the protection and sustainable use of the Arctic marine environment.




VISIT TO MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY

20 September 2018

The team from the international workshop on sustainability and craft innovation of fish leather in Nordic higher education travelled to Paris to perform a consultation of fish skin objects and garments from the Musée du Quai Branly Siberian collections (Paris) with Daria Cevoli, Curator in charge of Asian Collections.




HEZHEN FISH LEATHER CRAFT WORKSHOP

13 August 2018

Hezhen Fish leather craft workshop. IAIA (International Art Institutes Association) Beijing,  China.




AINU FISH LEATHER CRAFT PLATFORM

31 July 2018

Ainu Fish leather craft platform. Platform co-created with the Foundation for Research of Ainu  Culture between Higher Education Students and Ainu Craftsmen. Funded by The Great Britain  Sasakawa Foundation & The Japan Foundation Endowment Committee.




AHRC LDOC LONDON DOCTORAL DESIGN CENTRE SCHOLARSHIP

26 April 2018

AHRC LDoc London Doctoral Design Centre scholarship. Funded through the AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council) Fish Skin, sustainability and craftsmanship in the luxury industry. This project is an interdisciplinary collaboration to study northern indigenous fishskin heritage building connections between anthropology, ethnography and environmental protection to address current global issues of fashion sustainability at a time when the changing Arctic environment and its wider impacts are receiving widespread attention.

http://ldoc-cdt.ac.uk/fishskin/





FISH SKIN LEATHER IN THE LUXURY INDUSTRY

24 April 2018

Partnership between Elisa Palomino and Atlantic Leather. Utilising fish skin with high technology to  create luxury accessories. Funded by EU COSME WORTH Project. 

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6387691607692439561/




NORDIC FISH LEATHER CRAFT PLATFORM

19 March 2018

Nordic Fish Leather craft platform. Co-created by Central Saint Martins, Iceland Academy of Arts, and Atlantic Leather. Partnership between fish leather Craftsmen and higher education students from Iceland Academy of the Arts, KADKThe Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,The Swedish School of Textiles - University of Borås, Aalto University and Central Saint Martins College of Art. Funded by The Nordic  Culture Fund. OPSTARTSociety of dyers and colourists.





SOCIETY OF DYERS AND COLOURISTS

08 March 2018

Recipient of the Society of Dyers and Colourists Grant to deliver the Nordic Fish Leather craft workshop at Atlantic Leather.




NORDIC FOUNDATION GRANT OPSTART

15 January 2018

Recipient of the Nordic Culture Fund OPSTART Grant to deliver the Nordic Fish Leather craft workshop at Atlantic Leather.




GREAT BRITAIN SASAKAWA FOUNDATION

23 October 2017

Recipient of the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Grant to deliver a workshop on Ainu Fish leather

craftsmanship at the Nibutani Ainu culture museum, Hokkaido, Japan.





JAPAN FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

16 October 2017

Recipient of the Japan Foundation Endowment Committee Grant to deliver a workshop on Ainu Fish leather craftsmanship at the Nibutani Ainu culture museum, Hokkaido, Japan.