Video From FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Krystle Moody Wood of Materevolve

Last week, and in celebration of World Water Day, we welcomed Krystle Moody Wood of Materevolve. Krystle shared an overview of the critical ocean and water impacts resulting from current textile and apparel systems and the key ways textile leaders can address issues such as microfiber pollution, shifts from climate change, forever chemicals, and more. We followed the presentation with a discussion centered around the role of natural dyes as a solution for these critical issues through the lens of water. (above image: Materevolve) Watch the video here. If you love FEEDBACK FRIDAY support our presentations with a donation, (and … Read more

Video From FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Social Artist + Activist Ellie Irons

Last week on FEEDBACK FRIDAY, we welcomed socially engaged artist and educator Ellie Irons. Ellie talked about her Feral and Invasive Pigments project, a public fieldwork, writing, and studio-based project that revolves around making watercolor paint from the leaves, petals, and berries of the spontaneous plant beings (aka weeds) who thrive in areas heavily impacted by urbanization, industrialization, and climate change. Watch the recording below. Links: Instagram Website About Ellie Irons: Ellie Irons is an artist and educator living and working on Mohican land in current-day Troy, New York, USA. From foraged watercolor paintings to un-lawning experiments, her work combines … Read more