Belgium is Design’s new exhibition in New York

17.07.2019 - Editorial

In collaboration with New York Textile Month, Belgian is Design presents their newest exhibition "Textiles Revealed", introducing the work of 11 contemporary Belgian textile designers to an American audience. As part of the fourth annual New York Textile Month, the exhibition is curated by Lidewij Edelkoort and Philip Fimmano.

© Christoph Hefti

Education, material knowledge, research, innovation, technology and production methods, not to mention ecological, ethical and social awareness, are all reflected in "Textiles Revealed". The works on show range from imposing installations and sustainable furniture to instinctive wallhangings and textural rugs. This year’s designers are: ALICE LEENS | BEDROSSIANSERVAES | CHEVALIER MASSON & DIANE STEVERLYNCK | CHRISTOPH HEFTI | DECLUUZ BY LUC DRUEZ | GENEVIEVE LEVIVIER | KRJST STUDIO.

© Alice Leens / Léa Boulic
© Bedrossianservaes

Belgium is Design is aBelgian organization for the promotion of design. Through marketing and promotion activities, Belgium is Design has brought together groups of young talents and established companies at prestigious trade shows. New York Textiles Month is a month-long citywide festival designed to celebrate textile creativity and promote textile awareness.

© Chevalier Masson / Christian Aschman
© Krjst Studio

Although regularly exhibiting at leading design events in Europe, "Textiles Revealed" is Belgium is Design’s first venture in the United States and the first time it has focused exclusively on textiles.

© Decluuz by Luc Druez
© Genevieve Levivier

Practical Information:

Unix Gallery
513 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

OPEN 26 Sept. – 3 Oct. 2019
Open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM – Thursday until 9PM

https://www.belgiumisdesign.be/event/textiles-revealed/

Tags

Art, Design

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