CIRRUS is a Nordic-Baltic network of Art and Design higher education. There are 20 excellent art and design schools from the Nordics and the Baltics in the circle of this cooperation. The central activities of the partner institutions are art and design, including innovative activities, technical development and artistic practices.

Digital Weaving. University of Bergen


Course title: Construction & Context II DIGITAL WEAVING
Subject area: Textile

Construction & Context II – Digital Weaving course
Teaching period: Weeks 9-11, 26 February – 16 March 2019
Teacher(s):Kristina Aas and Kari Dyrdal
Number of available place for Cirrus students: 3
Requirements:Core course in weaving and basic knowledge in digital tools is required.
Application deadline: 20 November, 2018
How to apply:Please send a motivation letter and CV to
Grant for selected students: CIRRUS/Nordplus rate – 330 EUR travel (Iceland 660 EUR) + 70 EUR weekly allowance (per week)

• Give access to knowledge relevant for artistic development and production of artwork in different context
• Prepare towards exhibition entry


  • Theory on building motives in woven textiles by using two or more warp and weft systems.
  • Individual tutoring on artistic processes
  • Basic and complex theory on weaves
  • Construction of weaves and combinations in one or more layers /systems.
  • Introduction to different software: Weave Point
    Nedgraphics (Texelle / Product Creator)
  • Experiments / sampling in digital dobby looms, TC-1, TC-2 and digital Jacquard.
  • Preparation of files for handlooms and industrial    power looms
  • Study trip to a weaving factory