FUNDED OPPORTUNITY for Fashion or Textile Designers/Makers 

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Deadline midnight (GMT) 22 January 2020

As part of FUSION, LIT Limerick School of Art & Design are offering the chance for Fashion or Textile designers/makers to avail of upskilling through masterclasses and residencies taken place across Europe. Deadline midnight 22nd January.

We’re looking for eight designers/makers with experience in fashion or textiles to participate in an international partnership project, funded by Creative Europe, called FUSION. The participants need to be resident in one of the partner countries; Ireland, UK, Portugal or Italy. 

FUSION will offer participants training in digital fabrication skills and co-designing methodologies towards the development of bespoke products, across fashion, textiles and wearables for active ageing citizens. 

The programme is developed in two rounds: 

1st round – Two participants from each partner country will attend a series of masterclasses in Ireland, UK, Portugal and Spain. The participants will learn co-designing principles, digital fabrication skills, product and business development. 

2nd round – One of the participants will be selected to attend a two-week residency at another partner country (Ireland, UK, Italy or Portugal) in a facility with access to digital fabrication tools (University, Fab Lab or Makerspace) to apply their skills towards product development for active ageing solutions. 

On successful completion of the residency, the participants will have the opportunity to publicly exhibit to a European audience.

 

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For More information or to Apply, please click the relevant link;

Ireland – click HERE

UK – click HERE

Portugal – click HERE

Italy – click HERE

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