Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism
How do you express your activism?
In Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism, the intersection of craft and activism reveals how 'crafters' change their world around them. From AIDS activism to yarn bombing to stitching in prisons to revolutionary ceramics, craftivism is an inspiring movement.
The excerpt below provides three craftivism vignettes. Each project expresses the need for craftivism in community and why it helps to make change. The crafts bring a sense of optimism, whimsy and possibility to situations that are anything but.