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Talk: Bernat Klein: Design in Colour

4 March 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On Saturday 4 March at 2pm, prompted by the exhibition Bernat Klein: Design in Colour showing at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, its curator Lisa Mason and Dr. Anna Nyburg will explore the work of two revolutionary émigré textile designers, Bernat Klein and Tibor Reich, who both arrived in the UK as refugees fleeing Nazi Europe and went on to revolutionise British design. This live event also features an exclusive screening of the 2017 documentary film, Refuge Britain: Stories of Émigré Designers.

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Image: Sample of tweed entitled Aurora, woven in multiply wool slub and multiply wool and polyester and wool yarns, in light and dark blue, orange, red, pink, purple and green (1964–65). © Bernat Klein.


4 March
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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National Museum Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, Mid Lothian EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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