Category Archives: Cotton

COTTON: Global Threads Olympic Weave Race

Curator Dr Jennifer Harris reveals details about an upcoming special event at the Whitworth Art Gallery Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st April, 11am – 4:30pm and Sunday 22nd April, 12 -4pm    Join artist weaver Travis Meinolf in a three-way… Continue reading

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Cotton’s Children for iPad

Cotton’s Children is a game specially created to accompany the COTTON: Global Threads exhibition.It was developed by a team of young people aged 16-20 years old, working with graphic designers Smiling Wolf and games company Onteca, as part of the… Continue reading

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Fairtrade – Take a step in 2012

Join the Take a Step in 2012 movement to help support Fairtrade! Make your next cotton purchase a Fairtrade one! The Fairtrade Foundation’s 2012 campaign is kicked off with Fairtrade Fortnight, where the idea is simple – take a step… Continue reading

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Moral Fibre – Read my Tshirt

In western culture the front of Tshirts have evolved into a space used for everything from jokes to political statements, to displaying allegiance to bands and fashion labels. Interestingly, in one of the display cases in the Moral Fibre section… Continue reading

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Textiles Gallery sneak peek

The vitrines in the Textiles Gallery will be taken over to become part of the COTTON exhibition spanning the entire ground floor of the Whitworth Gallery. These images show panoramic views of the gallery mid-installation – the walls are painted… Continue reading

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