The World Textile Association international conference (which usually takes place Spanish-speaking countries or Miami, etc.) is going on now, Sept 9-13, online.
The first posting is a conversation between Lala de Dios (Spain, Head of the European Textile Association) and Chiacchio and Gianone (Chile).You can listen to it in Spanish with English simultaneous translation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDgU5-Csu5I
The second is In English: Lala de Dios and Mizuki Takahashi: Executive Director and Chief Curator, Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile , Hong Kong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIaupq_cwKo
Two more conversations will be uploaded, check the WTA website as links will be found: there.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl6Bs-9eJS_T1uKxZnwGIMg?view_as=subscriber
Beatrijs Sterk: publisher of Textile Forum magazine until the end of 2013. She was the secretary general of the European Textile Network (ETN) until May 2015.
Máximo Laura: a Peruvian tapestry weaver, known for tapestries that intertwine Peruvian tradition with contemporary aesthetics.
Image Credits: Embroidery artists Chiacchio & Gianone