On the 10th and 11th of September, SILKNOW held its second meeting in Lyon, France. It was hosted by CNRS-LARHRA, a project member, at the Maison des sciences de l’Homme Lyon.
The meeting was attended by leading institutions of the Lyon textile world, such as the Musée d’Art et d’Industrie Saint-Etienne, the Musée des Tissus de Lyon, the Musée de Bourgoin Jailleu and the Denis & fils SAS or the the Tissages Perrin . The Service Patrimoines et Inventaire général- Direction de la culture et du patrimoine- Région ARA, the President of the Commission Qualité et Technique d’Intersoie France and the Director of the Instituto Cervantes center in Lyon were also present at the meeting.
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11 July 2018
CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Information Service, has made public SILKNOW in their database. Cordis is the European Commission’s primary public repository and portal to disseminate information on all EU-funded research projects and their results in the broadest sense..
From the 5th to 9th of September, SILKNOW went to Algemesí, Spain in order to present the project on a stand at the local Exhibition Room. This was an excellent opportunity to show how SILKNOW will preserve the intangible heritage associated with traditional weaving techniques at the 2018 ICCN General Assembly.
From the 3rd to 4th May, SILKNOW celebrated its first meeting hosted by the project coordinators at the Universitat de València. Marcos Fernández and Ester Alba (UVEG) welcomed all participants to the kick off meeting of the project. Later on, all the partners gave a brief introduction of their institution and explained their main role in the project.
Later on, all partners enjoyed a private visit to our partner GARIN’s installations At GARIN, Elena Ribes, Garín’s CEO, explained all partners some technical aspects of ancient weaving techniques. She also showed ancient textiles collections and originaltechnical drawings.
Finally, the project officer of the project, Mr. Rodrigo Martín Galán, joined the meeting via a Skype videoconference. He explained in detail the overall procedures that the project has to follow.