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Activist Tendencies in Craft

Carpenter, Ele. 2010. Activist Tendencies in Craft. Concept Store #3 Art, Activism and Recuperation., 3, [Article]

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Is Craftivism really activist? And what are the woolly threads that unravel the argument? Many are skeptical of the political claims of the DIY and craft movement, but the search for an authentic object can be misplaced in a contemporary networked and decentralized field of production. At the same time critical enquiry has to negotiate the hazards of knitted cakes!

Item Type: Article
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Item ID: 3109
Date Deposited: 19 May 2010 14:09
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2014 10:43
URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/3109

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