Art League Lecture: Nuno Felt
Dates: Wed May 9, 12
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Lecture: Nuno Felt: A New Take on an Ancient Japanese Tradition
Speaker: Vallorie Henderson, textile artist from Lousiville
Legends about the origins of felt abound, but the true origin of felt is unknown. However, it is known that felting is an ancient form of textile-making. Nuno is a Japanese felting technique that combines wool with shear fabric such as silk to make lightweight garments and other beautiful textiles.
The history of felting and the development of Nuno felting will be the topic of this program.
Free to all
Reception following the lecture included with admission.