Craftivism

21 Apr 19
Handi-crafts by Shivani

The designing is the art of doing the things in a possessive way A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools. It is a traditional main […]

19 Apr 19
Laila’s blog

We all know as kids what kind of fun we had in our free time or in school when it was craft making time. But is craft considered as art? well in my opinion art can come in different levels, for example oil painting and sculpture can be on the top while carts and embroidery […]

19 Apr 19
Yassin Slilem
15 Apr 19
Contemporary Context

Summary of learning and key imagery I’ve found this concept very engaging; it also seems very clear in my mind;  I hope this is because it is authentic to my own beliefs and aesthetics and not because I’ve narrowed it down too early.  My focus for 4.1 has therefore been on thinking broadly and challenging […]

12 Apr 19
Anne-Laure Lacan

  There are three forms of public art: Graffiti, street art, craftivism. Craftivism relates to creative, traditional handcraft directed toward political and social causes. It frequently includes pieces related to environmental issues, 3rd wave feminism and anti capitalism. Some important graffiti artists: – Taki (greek, active in NYC) – Blade (known as “the king of […]

10 Apr 19
Craftivism

Our aversion to plastic, at least in the west, seems to be dampened by the general misconception that all plastic gets recycled. The truth however is more dire. Environmental impact of plastic bottle lids According to a report by The North Sea Foundation, plastic bottle lids are one of the top 5 deadliest ocean trash! […]

09 Apr 19
Rev Poppy

In early March, 15 or so Bishops descended upon Liverpool Diocese to take part in the Tell, Serve, Give Mission. Each Bishop brought with them a team of people from their area who were enthusiastic and hard working, ready to help the local churches in their mission events. Each Bishop was posted to a deanery, […]

07 Apr 19
Pixie Freeman - Pettitt

Do: Use facts and figures Use humour (tasteful) Take time finding the right place Make it personal Make it positive Make it unique Do craft with other people Motivate yourself Do contact people in power Craft in popular areas Use social media Keep message relevant Use colour Be original Provoke Make a change Dont: Overwhelm […]

01 Apr 19
Reading The Writers

How many times have you picked a book based on the cover? I know the famous advice of ‘Never judge a book…,’ but I think everyone has at one point been drawn in by pretty art, I know I have. Which is what happened when I found ‘Object Lessons.’ Described as a series about the […]

01 Apr 19
Festival Flyer

Latest update from Brighton Festival: [ad_1] Have a go at some craftivism! The first East Brighton community workshop for Our Place Creative Makers is tomorrow Tue 2 April, 1–3pm, FREE (Ruby Tuesday Group at the Bristol Estate Community Room) Have a read of our blog post to find out more about the project and how […]

29 Mar 19
Women's Center at UMBC

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its seventh consecutive Take Back The Night (TBTN) on Thursday, April 13th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get […]

29 Mar 19
Tiarney Miekus

During the 2017 Women’s Marches in America – the anti-Trump protests that railed against a ‘pussy-grabbing’ president – millions of women donned DIY knitted or crocheted pink hats, complete with cat-like ears. Known as the Pussyhat Project, the phenomenon saw a mass gathering of humbly mismatched pink hats bobbing together in social solidarity; an act of […]

28 Mar 19
Pixie Freeman - Pettitt

In our first semester in level 6 we had a brief that said for us to pick a designer that we feel best suits our style and brand and come up with a concept and designs for a collection. I looked at three brands these were Vetements, Off White and Alex Noble. I picked these […]

26 Mar 19
Women's Center at UMBC

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its 6th consecutive Take Back the Night on Thursday, April 18th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get those […]