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