Kelly Cobb: THE FUTURE OF TEXTILES.
Join us at the cutting edge in textile innovations. Meet Professor Kelly Cobb of the University of Delaware’s influential Sustainable Textile Rad Lab*. Hear about her exciting, creative and wide-ranging research projects involving the fascinating story of Brazilian Chita Fabric; the ecology of material; “making as problem-finding”; and mapping the Wasteshed. Q & A to follow. Bring your curiosity and your questions about the many radical changes looming in the world of fiber arts and how we make and use textiles worldwide.
Kelly Cobb, MFA is an Associate Professor of Design and Product Innovation in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware. Her research interests include creative textile research and development; sustainable solutions in apparel product development; and collaborative, practice-based projects.