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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse
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Susan Brown joined Cooper Hewitt in 2001, where she is Associate Curator of Textiles. Matilda McQuaid is Deputy Director of Curatorial and Head of Textiles at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Call it Schr dinger's scrap. Liberated from the bolt, a snip of fabric hovers momentarily in a quantum flux, at once waste and resource, trash and treasure. ... showcasing the work of three three designers who place sustainability at the heart of their practice: Luisa Cevese, founder of Riedizioni in Milan; Christina Kim, founder of Dosa in Los Angeles; and Reiko Sudo, managing director at Nuno in Tokyo and one of the architects behind clothing-and-homewares brand Muji's recent foray into reclaimed wool.--Jasmin Malik Chua "Ecouterre " {Scraps] presents approaches to confronting the high human and environmental costs of the textile industry.--Arthur Friedman "Women's Wear Daily Online "

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