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The Yorkshire / Italy Textile Community Project
Press Release
Release Date – Oct 9th 2006

Two Yorkshire-based artists are exploring the links, similarities and differences between textile communities in Yorkshire and Italy, and they want YOUR help!**

Andy Abbott and Yvonne Carmichael, who live in the former mill-town of Saltaire, near Bradford, have been on a four-month residency in Biella, a mill-town in northern Italy.

They are exploring the shared history of towns that were integral to the textiles industry in Yorkshire (Leeds, Bradford and Saltaire) and their Italian counterparts, with particular reference to how communities respond to recession and the decline of the industry. Read more Go!

Questionnaire - open the questionnaire (Word document). You can fill it in on your computer. Save the document and then email it back to Andy and Yvonne who send grateful thanks to participants. Go!

** Can you take the time to fill in Andy and Yvonne's questionnaire? Go!

Email Andy Abbott and Yvonne Carmichael. Go!

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