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Why wood we?

BY JULIET ARNOTT
@ VOL 32 ON SEP 26, 2017

Juliet Arnott is a Christchurch based occupational therapist and artist. She has long maintained an art practice that reveres traditional craft and it’s inherent resourcefulness, activates local under-valued resources, and often engages others in participation of the same. Her socially minded practice lead to the instigation of Rekindle and Whole House Reuse in 2012. Rekindle is a social enterprise that seeks to derive social and creative impact from reusable resources to avoid waste to landfill. 

 

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Old Into New

BY DAVEJ FRIESEN
@ VOL 17 ON JUL 20, 2013

Dave Friesen wants to create "future antiques." He takes us on a step-by-step journey on how he breathes new life into discarded materials by creating new and useful works of art. He lets us deeper into his creative process by showing us before and after images of his work.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 23, 2013.

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From Lady Dior to the Voyage à Nantes

BY GLASS FABRIK
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Glass-Fabrik is a craft studio of experiment and production of works and glass objects in the service of the creators. According to the formal, functional and economic , Glass-fabrik proposes an approach by the resear  and the techniques adapted among the extent of the possibilities of shaping of the glass. A network of professional partners in the craft environment allows Glass-fabrik to follow the project in her entire production and to favor the meeting between the persons receiving benefits (providers) in the service of the work. (in French)

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Yarnbomber or Troublemaker?

BY DIANA CURRIE
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

Artist Diana Currie gives a brief overview of the history of yarnbombing before diving head on into the kerfuffle that has threatened to tear our little town of Beacon, NY apart(!!!).

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Jua Kali Photography

BY HUMPHREY GATERI
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

Humphrey Gateri is a photographer based in Nairobi. For this presenations, he captures the Jua Kali designers.

For more photos:

https://www.instagram.com/iamhumphrey2/ 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/iamhumphrey2/

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Knitting and Business

BY KRISTEN GALLAGHER
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

Speaker Kristen Gallagher explains the journey of creating her business completely in terms of knitting, a labor of love that she also enjoys.

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Holler!!!

BY PETRA HOLLER
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

Petra Holler brought brutal honesty, beauty and humour in her poignant Pecha Kucha presentation surrounding her journey from art school drop out in Montreal to art activist in Penticton. Her raw and innovative performance used face paint, and images of her art and poetry to explain her manifesto and our shared struggle surrounding community building, health and creativity in modern society.

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The Dying Crafts: A Solution-focused Presentation

BY AMY STROTHER MICHAEL GATZ
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

With a focus on how to solve the problem, Amy Strother and Michael Gatz will discuss the dying crafts and the effects of their disappearance on manufacturing, consumerism, and the environment.

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Cafetra Records + Feira Morta

BY FEIRA MORTA
@ VOL 20 ON MAR 28, 2015

"Cafetra is a portuguese record label based in Lisbon, founded in 2008 by a group of young people who felt the need to release their own music. Until today Feira launched several records that challenged the standards of music being made in Portugal. Os Passos em Volta's "Até Morrer"; Pega Monstro's "s/t" or Putas Bêbadas's "Jovem Excelso Happy" are only a small part of what Cafetra has to offer."

 

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Where Creativity Clsters

BY ELISE DAVIS
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2018

The evolving journey of craft and creativity can be a winding road. Elise Davis shares her experiences from the love of accessorizing her cats as a kid to the real world of fashion design and on to her current pursuits as the owner of her jewelry business, Clster.