For this future 2019 edition, FITE’s teams decided to offer something new, namely itinerant FITE through all Romania.
From Baita city to the capital Bucharest and even until Black Sea in Constanta, discover different places of culture such as Baita Textile Museum, Museum of Brasov Urban Civilizations or even Bucharest NOD.
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EXHIBITION OF WOOL BLANKETS
Opened in 2017, Baita textile museum was founded by Florida Zaharias, formerly curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Textile Conservation Department.
Exhibition offering a unique selection of wool blankets from Transylvania and the Carpathians.
Days links and similarities, links between subjects and decor.
Organized visits of a selection of the museum’s textile collections.
MEAL IN THE FIELDS
At the heart of the 4th edition of Festival International des Textiles Extraordinaires (FITE), Bargoin Museum hosts the Deviations exhibition which offers an original choice of more than eighty textiles, photographic and videographic artworks, coming from lenders, artists, collectors, public institutions and galleries from all over the world.
Four thematics – transgression, circulation, pile-up and transcendence – govern the exhibition and allow to point out society’s stakes, throughout a medium, textile.
Among those thematics are tackled many questions, such as standards and non-standards, liberty’s research often linked to the notion of egality, identity within migrations and interbreeding, movements of humans but also of know-how, materials and designs.
Artworks of creators from the five continents are inviting the public to a reflection, throughout different forms of expression where textile is at the center of creation.
SCHOOLS’ INSTALLATION – DEVIATIONS
The museum of Brasov urban civilization will welcome installations of French Schools, the École supérieure d’Art Appliqués Lamartinière Diderot from Lyon and the École Supérieure Design et Métiers d’Art d’Auvergne from Yzeure.
In ethnography museum, in the library, meetings with researchers, historians from Romania’s textile area.
Visit of the black church, cathedral of Brasov city and visit by Christine Bouilloc of the exhibited collection of muslim prayer rug. Built by germanic community, it is the most important gothic monument of Romania and Lutheran place of worship.
At the bastion of the weavers
Creators, artisans : Valérie Neuvirt (trimmings) – Violetta Roman (weaving)…
CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARTS IN BUCHAREST
INSTALLATION – CORAIL / ARTEFACT BY JÉRÉMY GOBÉ
Textile artistic creation, in mechanical lace from Puy en Velay (France) by an artist and a company, Fontanelle. Parallel between safeguard of textile industry and coral reef.
VIDEO INSTALLATION – COLLECTE DE GESTES EN EXIL (COLLECTION OF GESTURE IN EXILE)
By Anou Skan company with asylum seekers in the Auvergne Rhône Alpes region, France.
INSTALLATION – LÀ D’OÙ JE VIENS, LÀ OÙ JE SUIS (WHERE I COME FROM, WHERE I AM)
Photographs and stories collected by Bruno Boudjelal in Romania, with inhabitants, in the footsteps of our stories and our Francophonie shared and more widely, East and West.
(OR in village museum in Bucharest)
INSTALLATION SCULPTURE COSTUME
By costume students of ENSATT in Lyon, workshop with Sylvie Lardet (Head of Costume Department) which will be organized around students work, on the occasion of the FITE.
INSTALLATION – À REBROUSSE-POIL
In a co-working space grouping the library of materials and textiles but also 40 start-ups from creative industries. Creations from a workshop of Christelle Familiari, focusing on the use of unexpected materials, with art and design students of the École Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Saint-Etienne (ESADSE).
Continuation of a felt workshop between a French felted artist from Lyon, Elisabeth Berthon and students from the textile section of the National University of Arts in Bucharest.
EXHIBITION – Complex of traditional installations of wool of Lisa Sambata de Jos
PRACTICES EXCHANGES AND SHOWROOM
Outside in the park
Collection of advertising tarpaulins (mesh) to make bags, conference cases and other accessories in ethical fashion.
- FITE’S FASHION SHOW
– Collection Mirela Transparu and Ecole La Marinière Diderot (school based in Lyon, France)
– Collection Izabela Mandoiu
– Naco Paris
– Claire Elliot
– Eloi Sessou, Abidjan
– Sape et Connivences, Paris
– Miss Wude, Dakar
1st port of Romanie
Coral project : creation of textile corals in schools, via partner museums, from Baita to Constanta, and final installation in Constanta.
FITE’S DANCE BALL
LINK BETWEEN CITIES : BY TRAIN OR BUS
For a week of festivities between Baita and Constanta.
Travel via network rail : 4th densest in Europe, the most popular means of transport: Regio – InterRegio (IR) – Intercity (IC) – Special (S) or by bus.
[ PROGRAMME IN PROGRESS ]