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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 ebook is filled with thought for crafters who are looking to create works that upload to the higher stable. With interviews and profiles of craftivists who're altering the area with their paintings, and during examples that diversity from neighborhood embroidery tasks, sewing in prisons, innovative ceramics, AIDS activism, yarn bombing, and crafts that facilitate own progress, Craftivism presents ingenious examples of the way crafters could be inventive and altruistic on the comparable time.

Artists profiled within the ebook are from the us, Canada, the uk, Australia, and Asia, and their crafts comprise knitting, crocheting, stitching, textiles, pottery, and ceramics. there is the Brooklyn author who creates large-scale site-specific knitted installations; the British girl who runs stitching and quilting workshops for group development and treatment; the Indonesian ebook maker and organizer of a DIY craft middle; and the Oxford, England, cultural theorist and get dressed dressmaker. a superb experience of optimism and chance pervades the ebook: the inspiring proposal that being artful can rather make the area a greater place.

Betsy Greer is a author, crafter, researcher, and the writer of Knitting for Good!: A consultant to making own, Social and Political swap sew by means of Stitch. She additionally runs the web publication and believes that creativity and optimistic activism can retailer not just the soul, but additionally the world.

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