Call for Proposals for ICOM Journal on Gender & Museum

Submit your proposal on Museums and Gender by 13th September 2019 and participate in the issue of Museum International being prepared by ICOM Belgique Wallonie-Bruxelles.  This issue of Museum International aims to generate serious reflection on gender issues in museums, how they are intertwined, and the role of museums in a world prioritising gender equality. Issues of…

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Call for Papers – Textile & Place

Exploring memory, social and political issues through textiles

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UDHR Quilt Project

Some time ago I participated in a craftivist project called UDHR Quilt that aims to promote human rights. The #UDHRquilt Project is a collaborative craftivism initiative documenting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It uses craft as a tool and a strategy to celebrate the UHDR and raise awareness to the ways it is…

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Call! – Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries

Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries The Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa is an international competition meant to convey to the world what is new in kogei (“craft”). This competition serves to pursue artistic works that demonstrate a rich sense of expressivity, using the techniques and skill cultivated within the world of kogei to bring…

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