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Blog Post Tag: Craftivism

SDA Book Club: “Crafting Dissent” Reviewed by Faith Hagenhofer

May 1, 2020 5:00 am

This month’s SDA Book Club features of review of Crafting Dissent: Handicraft as Protest from the American revolution to the Pussyhats edited by Hinda Mandell and reviewed by Faith Hagenhofer. This is the second in Faith’s book reviews, and we’re very excited to have her continue to contribute to our monthly book club! Crafting Dissent: Handicraft as Protest …

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Camp CARPA: Craftivism in the Desert

April 7, 2014 4:58 pm

Craftivism, or socially engaged making, is HOT. It got even hotter in Fall 2013 in the high desert of Joshua Tree (CA) where Marci Rae McDade observed some major thinkers – and makers – “activating the potential of communal craft engagement as a powerful tool for political awareness.” Find out more and get recruited for good with CARPA!…

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Web Links to Confluence Winter 2011 SDA Journal

January 28, 2011 4:09 pm

To entice you to register for CONFLUENCE: 2011 International Surface Design Conference in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (June 9-12), this issue spotlights featured speakers Pat Hickman and India Flint along with SDA’s President Emeritus Jason Pollen, who will have an exhibition there. Other articles consider ways in which the notion of “confluence” is textile-specific, where “ideas meet and mingle”–whether it be the surface design of municipal recycling trucks or how has supercharged the DIY craft movement. Get your hot links here!…

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