Events Calendar

The Textiles and Materiality Research Cluster hosts numerous events throughout the academic year, including workshops open to Milieux members, thematic 5 a 7 drop-in events or artist talks open to the public, and intensives and meet-ups for T&M cluster members.

Event Details


Fall Reading Group

The Merit of Making Online Workshop

Drawing with Threads Online Workshop

Grant Workshop

Batik Workshop

Material Swap

Swarm Artist Talk

In the Loop: Introduction to Soft Circuits

Drawing with Threads: Materializing Data

Merit of Making Workshop

Cluster Knit-In


Kirsty Robertson Talk

Drawing with Threads: Materializing Data

Jacqui Beaumont Artist Talk

TextilesTradeTime Conference

Introduction to Laying with the Tajima Workshop

Textile Quotes Workshop

Merit of Making Workshop

Drawing with Threads: Materializing Data

Textiles Quotes Workshop

Weaving Residency

Web 3D : An Introduction to A-Frame

Dancing 3D Selfies : An Introduction to 3D Scanning and Rigging for Animation 

Merit of Making workshop

Dr. Miranda Smitheram at T&M

Drawing with Threads: Materializing Data workshop

Cyborgs of the Web: An Introduction to 3D Modelling with Blender

In the Loop: An Introduction to Soft Circuits


Cyborgs of the Web: An Introduction to 3D Modelling with Blender

Merit of Making workshop

Merit of Making workshop

Future Fictions workshop

Drawing with Thread: Materializing Data workshop

Haptic Images Pt. 1 workshop

Make Your Own Tote Bag Workshop

Make Your Own Patch Workshop

Upcycling Workshop

Drawing with Threads Workshop


Visit from the Textile Society of America

Bhakti Ziek visit and talk

Heather MacKenzie artist talk March 13

Anny Schneider: herbalist talk on fibrous plants of Québec

Artists Talk: Sarah Nance and Alice Jarry

Lecture and demo with Bhakti Ziek

Electronics workshop with Donna Legault


Debera Johnson visit from Pratt Institute, NY on November 9

Jacquard weaving session October 26

Nicholas Shulman and WhiteFeather present recent cluster-funded research

Textiles & Materiality Cluster Members featured in IVLA conference and exhibition

Cluster Intensive May 18 + 19

Textiles & Materiality Research Cluster officially launched as part of the new Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University

Donna Legault and MJ Daines winners of T&M Student Grants

T&M Cluster welcomes Misca Birklein-Lagassé as summer research affiliate

Cluster Student Grants: Winners

MJ Daines receives Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award for Cluster-based research


2 presentations in Contemporary Textile Art, Monday November 2, 6:30-8:00PM

Third Thematic 5-à-7: Embodied Interaction with Danielle Wilde 

Workshop with Danielle Wilde