CV

SASKIA DE KINDER
 

Born in Belgium in 1993

Based in Brussels

saskia_dk@hotmail.com

Education

2017 -  2019 : Master in Textile Design

Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2013 - 2016 : Bachelor in Textile Design

Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2013 Q1 : Student of Art and Design

Chichester College, West Sussex, England

2010 - 2012 : High School for Visual Art

Institut Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

2005 - 2012 : Multidisciplinary courses

Ecole d'Art d'Uccle, Brussels, Belgium

Art Jury Qualification : June 2009

Skills
Weaving

Printing

Knitting

Pattern Conceptions

Embroidery

Fabric Treatments :

Dyeing, Felting,...

Lace

Drawing

Photography

 

Tools & languages
Weavpoint

PointCarré

Photoshop 

Illustrator (learning)

inDesign 

French

English

Flemish

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Work Experiences
2019
• Internship : Exclusives printed and jacquard woven patterns conception for Haute Couture at the company “Ostinelli Seta” in Como, Italy.
• Co-founding of the collectif “A.R.M Atelier de Recherches Matières” at Brussels.
• Giving hand weaving workshops and raising public awareness of textile craft techniques at the Brussels Museum of Industry and Work «La Fonderie» in Molenbeek. 
2018
• Internship: Conception of Jacquard woven fabrics in organic cotton for “Les Trouvailles d’Amandine” in Paris. 
2017
• Internship : Elaboration of handwoven scarves and bracelets collections in lotus fiber for “Samatoa Lotus Textile” in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
2016
• Internship : Patterns conception and silkscreen printing for “Passa Paa” in Luang Prabang, Laos. • Collaboration : Patterns conception for “Bellerose” at ARBA .
2015
• Collaboration : Handwoven swatches for “Scabal” at ARBA .

© 2020 by Saskia De Kinder  -  Photos by  © Saskia and Georges De Kinder