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By Betsy Greer

ISBN-10: 1551525348

ISBN-13: 9781551525341

Craftivism is a world flow that operates on the intersection the place craft and activism meet; Craftivism the publication is stuffed with suggestion for crafters who are looking to create works that upload to the larger stable. With interviews and profiles of craftivists who're altering the realm with their artwork, and during examples that variety from neighborhood embroidery tasks, sewing in prisons, progressive ceramics, AIDS activism, yarn bombing, and crafts that facilitate own development, Craftivism presents ingenious examples of the way crafters should be artistic and altruistic on the related time.

Artists profiled within the booklet are from the U.S., Canada, the uk, Australia, and Asia, and their crafts contain knitting, crocheting, stitching, textiles, pottery, and ceramics. there is the Brooklyn author who creates large-scale site-specific knitted installations; the British lady who runs stitching and quilting workshops for group construction and treatment; the Indonesian publication maker and organizer of a DIY craft heart; and the Oxford, England, cultural theorist and get dressed fashion designer. an excellent feel of optimism and hazard pervades the e-book: the inspiring inspiration that being artful can particularly make the area a greater place.

Betsy Greer is a author, crafter, researcher, and the writer of Knitting for Good!: A advisor to making own, Social and Political swap sew via Stitch. She additionally runs the weblog craftivism.com and believes that creativity and optimistic activism can store not just the soul, but in addition the world.

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