WHAT IS CRAFTIVISM..

You may have been hearing the term ‘Craftivist’ or ‘Craftivism’ lately, largely due to the release of recent titles like “How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest” by Sarah Corbett. The term ‘Craftivism’ was coined back in 2003 during the emergence of third-wave feminism by the author of “Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism” and craftivist pioneer, Betsy Greer, however, the use of craft as a form of protest can be traced back throughout history. Add… Read More

RECHARGED IN A POLITICALLY UNSTABLE CLIMATE: WOMXN WHO HAVE BECOME RE-INSPIRED TO RESIST SINCE THE 2016 ELECTION

There were gasps, there were sobs… there were cheers and there were jeers. It doesn’t matter if you were from the U.S. coast or the bible belt or didn’t live in the U.S. at all –  you probably had a pointed reaction to the results of the 2016 election. The next day (9th November 2016) was a somber day for many. The night was different, however. Crowds bigger than the crowd for the inauguration gathered in many major U.S. cities… Read More