Craft Tech: Hybrid Frameworks for Smart Photonic Materials Touring Exhibition at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

The Craft Tech: Hybrid Frameworks for Smart Photonic Materials is a collaborative research project by Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Royal College of Art.

The exhibition is at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences from 6th to 11th March 2018.



Invited Designer-in-Residence at Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan

Craft Tech – Hybrid Design Experiences with Photonic Textiles Workshop was held from 6th December to 17th December 2017 at the Shih Chien University. This interdisciplinary workshop explored the creation and development of interactive textiles via design experiences.

International Biennial Fiber Arts VIII Exhibition in Sebastopol Art Centre, USA

Dr. Jeanne Tan’s work “Current” is exhibiting in the juried international exhibition – FIBER ART VIII International Biennial Fiber Arts, held by Sebastopol Centre for the Arts in collaboration with Surface Design Association in the USA. Jurors: Eszter Bornemisza Hungary, Wendy Lugg Australia, and Jason Pollen USA.


Invited Exhibition and Gallery Talk at Asia Culture Centre, Gwangju, South Korea

Dr. Jeanne Tan was invited by the Asia Society of Basic Design and Art to be showcased as one of their highlighted design practitioners. The exhibition was referred by the members of the Asia Society of Basic Design and Art and comprises of academics, design practitioners and researchers.


Gallery Talk Presentation

Current, Drift, and Flux were exhibited at the Asia Culture Centre, Gwangju, Korea and a gallery talk entitled Interactive Textiles: Crafting with Technology were presented.



Excellent Award of Textile and Excellent Thesis Award

Sylvan, our POF textile, wins the “Excellent Award for Textile” in the 6th International FABI Exhibition organized by The Korean Society of Fashion Business in Han Kyungchik Memorial Hall, Soongsil University, Soeul Korea . (28 October – 29 October 2016)

Click HERE for the press release of the event

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Moreover, the paper “The challenges of wearable technology from a polymer optical fibre (POFs) textile perspective” wins the “Excellent Thesis Award” at “The New Paradigm of Global fashion Business in ICT Convergence” organized by The Korea Society of Fashion Business 2016 International Conference in Soongsil University, South Korea. (29 October 2016)


Artist-in-residence in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts


Dr Jeanne Tan is invited to exhibit her work in artist-in-residence NAFA from 31 Mar – 21 April 2016

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Visitors are exploring the illuminating mechanism of POF textile


Students from NAFA are creating their POF designs in a mini workshop held by Dr. Jeanne Tan


POF designs from NAFA students

Crafting Photonics exhibition in Burapha University


Dr Jeanne Tan is invited by Burapha University to exhibit her research work from 16th-18th Mar 2016


Dr Jeanne Tan explains her research work with the students and guests in the exhibition



Dr Jeanne Tan is invited to deliver a lecture for the PhD design students.


Exhibition “TEXTILE OF TODAY 2015-2017” from 12 Feb – 10 Apr 2016 in Tatra Gallery in Poprad

Scion, which won Grand Prix of Božena Augustínová 2015 at TEXTILE ART OF TODAY 2015, will be showcased in another exhibition “TEXTILE ART OF TODAY 2015 – 2017” in Tatra Gallery in Poprad. The exhibition runs from 02.12. until 04.10.2016 held under the patronage of the Minister of Culture of Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary

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Crafting Photonics exhibtion from 1th-10th Dec 2015


“Crafting Photonics” will be exhibited from 1-10 Dec 2015 in the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences