From the Greek xeno, referring to the unknown, it describes an attraction for and love of things foreign, different and sometimes strange.
Textiles make up the largest global industry and affects and interests us all to varying degrees. Let us hope by now we’re all xenofiles, celebrating the shared diversity and sheer joy of creating with textiles.
Xeno was an ancient Greek possibly too smart for his own good, developed a paradox. It postulated that motion is impossible because the moving object always has to cover half the distance. Since the number of halves is infinite and they become infinitely small, the moving object never really gets itself going.