Margaret & the art of Ndebele women

When a woman meets a group of women, all of them creative, only good things can result from this experience. It´s the case of the photographer Margaret Courtney-Clarke and her photo documentary about the art of Ndebele women. Based in West Africa, these women use vernacular art to enhance traditional architecture by painting them by…

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Is Craftivism bringing social change? Julia Feliz says no

Julia Feliz made a very interesting point about the limitations Craftivism has a way to bring social change, the real one. She also pointed out another issue I´ve never think about, craftivism comes mostly from white women, for she, the opressors side. I understand many of the points she shared. We need to rethink and…

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ISHKAR |Bringing contemporary craftsmanship from countries at war

 

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Bringing market access to refugee Artisans

Thanks to MADE51, a new initiative supported by UNHCR displaced craftspeople from 11 nations across the world will present their products at the annual Ambiente fair, which runs 9-13 February in Frankfurt, Germany.  

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