This Masterclass is completely open to the public. It will be a 2 day masterclass and you are welcome to join any part of it if you wish. The Masterclass will be Lead by IPCA in Portugal.
Aiming to think and create for and with the elderly, empowering them from a collaborative design point of view we will present a set of designers, brands and factories that will contextualise the production of Portugal at various levels of the development of the textile product and discuss future perspectives. Topics to cover:
• Physical, sensory and social consequences of aging.
• Designing for and with older adults.
• Preserving our heritage.
• The movement ‘DIY’ movement.
• Portuguese textile companies and sustainability.
• Digital fabrication.