Plans coming together...
Dates: Saturday 11th and 18th October
At Forest centre plus
People leave with
- an understanding of craftivism/feeling craftivism has been well represented
- something started/made
- contacts/further information to get involved in future
- a destination for made things (their own or forest exhibition)
Wool & needles (knit & crochet)... Bunting?
Screen printing - ink, cloth bags
Cross stitch needles, thread, canvas (Pomme)
Typewriters & collage
Badge making machine & badges (Margarida)
Quotes, ideas, stories
Books - craft, activism, radical politics
Possible books for reading list
Craftivism by Betsy Greer
Knitting for Good by Betsy Greer
Yarn Bombing - the art of crochet and knit graffiti by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain
Shopcraft as soulcraft
Bratich, Jack (2006). "The Other World Wide Web: Popular Craft Culture, Tacticle media, and the Space of Gender".Revision for Critical Studies in Media Communication.
McFadden, David Revere (2007). Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting. Antique Collector's Club. ISBN 1-85149-568-1.
Railla, Jean (2004). Get Crafty. Random House. ISBN 0-7679-1720-0.
Spencer, Amy (2005). DIY: The rise of lo-fi culture. Marion Boyars Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7145-3105-2.
(Betsy Greer)http://craftivist-collective.comhttp://www.theanticraft.com/index.htmhttp://wi.mobilities.ca/yarn-bombing-kn ... -mobility/http://cujah.org/past-volumes/volume-v/essay3-volume5/ http://craftprideprocession.blogspot.ca http://radicalcrossstitch.com
Tea & coffee & zines
About craftivism (20 mins ish)
Explanation of tables/materials
Collect for exhibition
Need people for door & refreshments & tables