Coinciding with the days of # Creatextil, opened the fifth edition of SOFT, dedicated to textile accessories. Soft was until now biennial, but has become Tri-Annual. It is organized by the Association of Textile Creators Madrid.
Each participant could submit a maximum of two works that are related to textiles, either for materials and / or techniques used or the underlying concept of the work.
The selection of the participating works was conducted by an international jury composed of:
- Maïté Tanguy, French weaver that specializes in collaborations with high fashion,
- Monika Auch, German resident in the Netherlands, studied and practiced before
- Susana Rodriguez, technical and corporate social responsibility “blogger”
- Tytti Thusberg. Finnish designer and creative settled since 1996 in the Basque Country. His interest in environmental issues has led him to create his own brand of
Suave-5 received 94 applications from 22 countries. Of those selected 44 candidates who join from Contextile invited 11 artists.
Selected pieces will be exhibited at the Museum of Decorative Arts Nac during the month of June and then travel to Guimaraes Design Inst, Contextile headquarters.