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Alice Evans

Series featuring Alice Evans

  • Textiles in Libraries: Context & Conservation series
# Episode Title Description People Date
5 Talk 5: Textiles and text: A collaborative approach to conserving textile-covered manuscripts Conservators Jane Eagan and Maria Hayward describe their work treating seven manuscripts re-covered in velvet for Henry VIII, part of a small corpus of royal books still in their textile bindings in the Queens College Library Jane Eagan, Maria Hayworth, Alice Evans 05 Apr 2022
4 Talk 4: Textiles from East to West: case studies from the Leiden collections Building on earlier talks in the series that explored the uses of textiles in library collections, this talk focuses on examples of textiles in manuscript bindings in the Oriental collections of Leiden University Library. Karin Scheper, Alice Evans 24 Jan 2022
3 Talk 3: Stitches, leaves and smelly old books: in conversation with textile artist Alice Fox Textile based artwork is well aligned with stitched or folded book structures. Giving book-related examples from her practice, artist Alice Fox describes how an experimental approach to materials can lead to a variety of creative outcomes. Alice Fox, Alice Evans, Andrew Honey 09 Dec 2021
2 Talk 2: Beyond the velvet cover: textiles and craft in Byzantine bookbinding Georgios Boudalis explores the subject of textiles and craft in Byzantine bookbinding, sharing techniques little known not only in the context of Byzantine bookbinding but also more generally in the context of Byzantine material culture. Georgios Boudalis, Alice Evans 06 Dec 2021
1 Talk 1: Textiles in Libraries: glimpses from the Bodleian The first talk in the Textiles in Libraries: Context and Conservation series brings together three colleagues from across the Bodleian Library to explore the wide variety and sometimes surprising uses of textiles found in our collections. Jo Maddocks, Andrew Honey, Martin Kauffmann, Alice Evans 11 Nov 2021