In this week’s episode, LaChaun is speaking with Lydia Wendt the Founder and Design Director of the California Cloth Foundry, who's mission is to positively change the industry one bolt of fabric and garment at a time.
Torrey is a Texas-born Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist who uses weaving, plants, and many other creative mediums to create a space for black and queer folks to see themselves reflected in the work emanating from the textures.
Lauren B. Fay isthe founder and executive director of the New Fashion Initiative. The New Fashion Initiative is a foundation creating interdisciplinary education and communications initiatives to promote circulatory collaboration, and accountability in the fashion industry.
ydni Gause, an interdisciplinary artist and Adjunct Professor in Sculpture at Alfred University.Sydni works with an array of materials that she uses in her sculpture, installation, and fiber-based practice.She uses her work as a means to respond to issues between power structures and gender inequality.
Tammi is a fiber artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her fiber practice incorporates an array of fiber making mediums from weaving and knitting to sewing and construction using beautifully patterned and colorful fabrics and materials that are inspired by African patterns, prints, and textiles.
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