Category Archives: WRITING / TALKING

Craft on Demand: The New Politics of the Handmade

Craft on Demand: The New Politics of the Handmade is a publication on contemporary craft politics edited by Anthea Black and Nicole Burisch. Craft on Demand examines the role of the handmade in contemporary art, craft and design as part

Craft on Demand: The New Politics of the Handmade

Craft on Demand: The New Politics of the Handmade is a publication on contemporary craft politics edited by Anthea Black and Nicole Burisch. Craft on Demand examines the role of the handmade in contemporary art, craft and design as part

Performing Austerity: Artists, Work, and Economic Speculation

The relationship between arts economies and austerity is a tumultuous one. We need only recall Stephen Harper’s sneering 2008 categorization of artists as rich complainers as evidence of the persistent myths that are used to devalue artistic work as “non-essential”

Performing Austerity: Artists, Work, and Economic Speculation

The relationship between arts economies and austerity is a tumultuous one. We need only recall Stephen Harper’s sneering 2008 categorization of artists as rich complainers as evidence of the persistent myths that are used to devalue artistic work as “non-essential”

Craft Hard Die Free in Extra/ordinary and The Craft Reader

“In Craft Hard Die Free: Radical Curatorial Strategies for Craftivism, Anthea Black and Nicole Burisch provide a brief international survey of activities which seek to deploy craft for the purposes of protest. Knitting, and other textile arts traditionally associated with

Craft Hard Die Free in Extra/ordinary and The Craft Reader

“In Craft Hard Die Free: Radical Curatorial Strategies for Craftivism, Anthea Black and Nicole Burisch provide a brief international survey of activities which seek to deploy craft for the purposes of protest. Knitting, and other textile arts traditionally associated with