Textile Arts

Painting/Graphics ‘Diplom’ degree course, Prof. Caroline Achaintre, Phone +49 (0)345 7751-618, achaintre(at)  burg-halle.  de

Textile Arts at BURG

From tapestries to spatial installations – studying Textile Arts at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle means exploring textiles as a means of artistic expression. In addition to skills involving the pattern-forming systems of order that fibres are capable of creating, the structure’s material aesthetics and colours play important roles in the realisation of artistic concepts by means of the textile medium. The transmission of painterly principles to the process of artistic creation fortifies the spatial and colour-related effect of tex tile works.Using the art form of the traditional tapestry as a springboard, the students in this course can draw from a spectrum of artistic forms of expression, techniques, and interdisciplinary practices to test their ideas and push them further through experimentation. Textile materials and techniques are considered in conjunction with approaches and concepts from other forms of the visual arts.


‘Hermes’ building, 5th floor
Hermesstraße 5, 06114 Halle

Course brochure

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