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"Think-and-Do Tank" with Michael Strand at the Clay Art Center

North Dakota ceramicist and craftivist Michael Strand visited Clay Art Center to lead a “Think-and-Do Tank” with Port Chester community partners. The think tank is the first step of CAC’s cross cultural initiative entitled, “Port Chester: Melting Pot(s)”. 181 more words

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After my first post about craftivism, I am very excited to be underway with the Craftivist Garden #wellMAKING Project – a joint venture led by… 431 more words


A Craftifesto, and a "thank you!"

I am very close to handing in my literature review comprehensive exam! Yay! I want to say a big thank you to all of you for your interest, and to also thank those of you who have been writing me through this blog and lending your support to my research. 164 more words


Making is ConnectingI

Recently I happened upon David Gauntlett’s book Making is Connecting (no, literally, I was searching for another book in the stacks and was attracted to the graphics on the cover) at the university. 490 more words


A little light neighbourhood commentary, and more bees

Since I’ve been a dog aunty, I’ve been walking the neighbourhood even more than usual. It has given me lots of opportunities to see the local bird boxes in use. 207 more words


"Pipe up" sweet things! Don't be afraid to MAKE some noise!

                 Power to the People ..with a special ‘shout out’ to your machines!


Craftivism and celebration

I have just contributed to my first craftivist yarn-bombing – something I have been reading about for some time. Its birth as a term is debated, but Betsy Greer is acknowledged as one of the founding mothers of craftivism. 676 more words