What, exactly, were we brainstorming?
Starting at the end - here's what people said about the event (can you tell we all left feeling empowered to change the world?)
- — JessicaSmuldersCohen (@jessweaves)Thu, Nov 24 2016 14:45:51It's not over yet, but this is almost certainly the most significant conference on textiles since Second Skins (2009, inIVA) #CircTran2016
- — Space Between (@TeamBetween)Thu, Nov 24 2016 23:49:04
- — Andy Robertson (@andysr_eu)Fri, Nov 25 2016 14:25:51Reflecting on #circtran2016 Im lucky to be working alongside so many female textiles agitators & privileged to be educating a new generation
- — JessicaSmuldersCohen (@jessweaves)Thu, Nov 24 2016 20:04:31Although I'm sad it's over, #CircTran2016 gave us such a boost. What a great bunch you are! Here's to us all and the future of textiles...Jx
- — Andy Robertson (@andysr_eu)Thu, Nov 24 2016 13:19:10
Let's break down that challenge even further....
- — Trash-2-Cash (@EUtrash2cash)Wed, Nov 23 2016 10:24:04
- — Circular Fashion (@CircularFashion)Wed, Nov 23 2016 10:41:06
Waste, waste, waste...it was quite the theme of the conference. And it's one we're really interested in at T2C too of course - how do we take the forgotten, the rejected, the redundant...and restore it to newly created glory? Recongise that waste = VALUE was the message.
- — UAL Research (@ResearchUAL)Wed, Nov 23 2016 10:27:22
- — UAL Research (@ResearchUAL)Wed, Nov 23 2016 10:31:09Upcycling is not a great business model, it's a labour of love and has a huge cost @cyndirhoades not liking at root prob of material waste
Circular Transitions Conference
In November 2016, over 100 designers, researchers and scientists gathered at the Tate Britain in London to brainstorm the fashion industry's approach to the Circular Economy revolution. Here's a summary, in the words of those who were there. (Curated through the lens of Trash-2-Cash)