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January 2018

Talk by Margo Selby

January 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£8.00

Margo Selby will talk about her career as a woven textile designer and artist, about the growth of her woven textiles brand alongside her art practice and how these two very different sides of her work complement each other. Margo will give some insight into her commercial collaborations with partners including Osborne and Little, John Lewis and Transport for London. She will also talk about the connection her artworks have with Huguenot weaving, as well as the creative and technical processes behind…

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February 2018

Talk by Olivia Horsfall Turner: Pattern-drawing and silk-weaving: decoding the designs of the ‘late ingenious Mr Leman’

February 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£8.00

Olivia Horsfall Turner, Senior Curator of Designs at the Victoria & Albert Museum, explores the extraordinary work of Huguenot master weaver, James Leman, who worked in Spitalfields in the early 18th century. A large number of his designs, which transformed English silk design, survive in the V&A collection. Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner curates the Museum’s collection of design drawings and models. After studying at Cambridge, Yale and UCL, she worked as an Architectural Investigator at English Heritage and as an…

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