FWF2020 Craftivism: Casey Jenkins, Enza Gandolfo, Taneshia Atkinson, Van Badham, Kate Robinson

‘The act of reclaiming craft and of understanding its history and its place in the culture is a feminist act. ‘ –Enza Gandolfo

From subversive stitching to ‘reworked’ Barbie dolls, banners for women’s suffrage and anti-slavery leaflets sewn into bags, feminist agitators have been getting crafty for some time. And now, at a time when movements for social change have had to move into our homes, craftivism reminds us that we have the power to create something new, today, with our own hands.

For a transcript of this podcast, go to the transcript page.

Presented with support of Creative Victoria.

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