Textiles in Art History, a gendered issue

On the occasion of Anni Albers exhibition at Tate Modern, Amber Butchart wrote a very interesting article for Frieze on how textile history has been separated from Art History and Fine Art because it has been always a women´s work. The artificial divide that exists between fine art and textiles (or applied/decorative arts, or craft)…

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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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Women´s Heritage

Dahlia Rodriguez Atelier Powerful image from other times showing us how strong and empowering is the fact of using our hands to create with love, hope and mindfulness. Women don´t miss this amazing heritage we have in our hands. View original post

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How needlework has become part of the feminist movement by Mouncej1

Originally posted on Needle in a Fabric Stack:
In 1718, women in Pennsylvania were only able to own and manage property if their husbands were incapacitated. This remained true until 1839, when Mississippi was the first state to allow women to own property in their name. In 1878, women were allowed to attend university and…

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craftivism at uniplanet

In the framework of the session of Craftivism at Dialogue Café! organised at Dialogue Café, Uniplanet made me short questions to explain the concept and how the session would take place. Read the interview to know more details.

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