2022 Annual Meeting

2022 WARP Annual Meeting – June 24-26 on Zoom

Tradition, Innovation & Community Stewardship:

Evolution of Textile Arts

Community stewardship includes both honoring the past and safeguarding the future. In many textile communities, age-old traditions merge with new innovations. For our 2022 conference, WARP will bring together speakers from textile communities around the world to discuss questions artisans face in our ever-changing world. How do weaving communities cope with issues of commercialization and cultural appropriation? What is the role of young generations in adapting for a sustainable future? What can we all do to give voice to weavers and improve the quality of life of textile artisans worldwide?

For this year’s virtual conference, we are honored to host Chilkat weaver and teacher Lily Hope (Juneau, Alaska, USA) and Arushi Chowdhury Khanna (Mumbai, India), founder of LoomKatha as keynote speakers. We also have an exciting lineup of panelists joining us from 4 continents, including:

Registration is now open for WARP’s 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

This program is free & open to all