Post updated on 21 October.
This part of my textile journey during my social artistic residency at Baltan Laboratories, has brought me closer to passionate wool breeders in New Zealand, and the repellent fabric inventors for the use in raincoats by companies in Italy since 1911. Yet, it's under Dutch Design Week atmosphere, while conducting interviews at New Order of Fashion and research on fibres with Ruben Warnshuis, when our conversation on strong, but harsh, yet biodegradable fibres like Abaca and Sisal, got interestingly unleashed. And this is thanks to their unique properties.
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