This exhibition presents the innovative textiles of Dr. Kinor
Jiang, professor of textiles at Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
in collaboration with talented designers drawing on and paying
homage to thei rich traditions of cultural and artistic heritage.
Focusing on applications in fashion design and abstract aesthetic
forms, the archive of experimental textiles includes metalized
and etched metallic fabrics created from technologies of physical
and chemical treatments.
This installation tells the story of the Japanese Nikkei people’s
rich history in the early Californian agricultural scene at the
turn of the twentieth century, and traces their political
struggles due to America’s response to WWII through to