Matt Decker's completed Cannon Lady Piece on Lauren!
"The term craftivism was coined by Betsy Greer in 2003.
Mark brought up some great questions about what is Craft Activism on his radio show Creative Mojo 9-28-2011 podcast. The first one was how do the artists' in Joan and Gale's book fit it?
To be honest Nancy and I didn't think about doing knit bombing consciously as an activist statement (here is how it started) and I never really
Will be a guest on Mark Lipinski's Radio Show today. Mark is interviewing Joan Tapper and Gale Zucker about their book Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How you Can Join In.
wheeeeeeeee! the jafagirls are honored to be included in the book.
I sometimes forget just how much Nancy and I have done, and then I'm reminded to update
At the Tyne Bridge (Gateshead side) near The Sage (or known by locals as "the slug") and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (used to be a working flour mill when I was a kid). It can be seen in a small part of the film "Get Carter" with Michael Caine. It was filmed when I was still living there, and a cousin of mine played an extra in the Oxford dance hall scene.
and here is a
photo by jafabrit
Eldon Square War Memorial
Newcastle upon Tyne Sept 2011
Panoramic view used with permission
I LOVED spending a little time in Eldon Square, brought back so many happy memories.
Found this 1930'/40's postcard. Click on link here for more info.
As the site states, the statue "figure represents St.George slaying the
Brianna is awesome! She came in with a picture of a painting that hung in her mothers house. Matt turned it into a grey work masterpiece! She also drove all the way from L.A.
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