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Craftivism and the Political Moment

This Thursday is my PhD Confirmation – the first public presentation of my research to date. I’m really excited about it and hope if you around Melbourne you will come along!  

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Riot Grrrl Day

Music in the 90’s was so much better. Fact. Sweeping statement aside, Boston declared today as it’s first ever Riot Grrrl Day. It has to be said, I can’t remember the last time I bought a CD from a new band, there is currently nothing out there doing it for me. 425 more words

PhD CONFIRMATION - 10 days to go

It’s now ten days until my PhD confirmation, which is the first major hurdle I have to get through in order to formalise my PhD candidature with the VCA . 130 more words


Retiring my craft blog. See you at katthorsen.com

I love this blog. It has been part of my social media collection of sites for years now. Its main focus has been my personal crafting projects, craftivism and… 101 more words

Sock Art


Today I want to express how grateful I am – for so many things. I’m grateful for the arrival of spring, I’m grateful for my loving parents, my healthy children, my loving partner, the privilege of waking up each morning safe and in a country I love, to do work that I also love, in an attempt to make some small positive difference in the world. 166 more words


A little book of craftivism

Craftivism: “a way of looking at life where voicing your opinions through creativity makes your voice stronger, your compassion deeper” – Betsy Greer.

I became aware of the Craftivist Collective over a year ago, but it wasn’t until last summer when I watched Sarah Corbett… 487 more words


Self-Care Interview Series with Sayraphim Lothian March 3, 2015

It’s an exciting day around these blog parts for a couple of reasons. First of all, wrenbirdarts is stepping off of the continent today for today’s interview series. 1,065 more words