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Learn how Williams designed her project, about the social life of cups, and the importance of changing expectations about who can be a potter.
Art & Design, Education, Religion & Spirituality
One Javanese text describes batik not only as an art form, but also as a method of individual character building.
Crafts, Social Justice
Two leading craft thinkers and makers discuss how craft is shaping their communities and identities during the global pandemic.
Art & Design
For many years, Naranjo Morse has fostered a spirit of empowerment in her multimedia works.
Crafts, Cultural Transmission
As the anniversary of the pandemic came and went, the process of finding meaning in the present by looking to the past perhaps seemed ever more relevant.
For Carolyn Smith (Karuk), learning to weave was a chance to focus on her personal identity.
Art & Design, Crafts, Social Justice
Born and raised in Minnesota, Maggie Thompson is a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
For months, members had been making face masks for friends, family, hospitals, and funeral homes.
I remember its presence at Easters, Fourth of Julys, and a few Christmases, but I never expected it to have the resonance that it has now.
Art & Design, Cultural Transmission
“We have a responsibility to honor and carry on the teachings, to keep creating, to share our version of spirit with others.”