Craftivism and Making for Change

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Craftspace has developed several projects exploring craftivism with young people: Craft in Mind looked at how young people can develop their understanding of mental health issues through guerrilla craft activities. Making for Change encouraged young people to produce making based social action campaigns.___________ Here are some images from our projects as well as makers and activists who have inspired the groups. craftspace.co.uk/craft-in-mind, makingforchange.craftspace.co.uk

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Craft in Mind - Craftspace

From the archive 2013: Young people talking about mental health and wellbeing through craft.

Create your own bunting messages to leave around areas you think could be more pretty and where people walk past. Hopefully your bunting will make people think about your message. Berlin, Tilly And The Buttons, Tough Day, Yarn Bombing, Second Weddings, Guerrilla, Best Self, How To Stay Motivated, Art Therapy

Our Story

Who is the Craftivist Collective? “A true Craftivist uses craft as a tool for gentle activism aimed at influencing long-term change.” Founded 2009.

The house, in Chiswick, West London, has been completely transformed by its artist owner Carrie Reichardt, who has covered her five-bedroom home in one million tiny colourful tiles. Transition Town, West London, Guerrilla, Craft Activities, Hearth, Art Tutorials, Carrie, Artsy Fartsy, Graffiti

Artist transforms her West London home into a giant mosaic mural

The house, in Chiswick, West London, has been completely transformed by its artist owner Carrie Reichardt, 51, who has covered her five-bedroom home in one million tiny colourful tiles.

series kicks off with a look behind the scenes as UK craftivist Carrie Reichardt shows us how she creates her mosaics and other unique pieces. Carrie, Art Camp, Guerrilla, Make Art, Craft Activities, Vintage Floral, Carry On, Behind The Scenes, Mosaics

What's Your Craft - Craftivist Carrie Reichardt

#WhatsYourCraft series kicks off with a look behind the scenes as UK craftivist Carrie Reichardt shows us how she creates her mosaics and other unique pieces...

Several Craftivism Project Ideas from Craftivist Collective // Ready to start your next Craftivist project but in need of inspiration? Help is at hand, we’ve got loads of ideas to help inspire you. Racism In Australia, Guide Badges, Challenges To Do, Power Out, To Do This Weekend, Kids Board, Yarn Bombing, Knitting For Kids, Knit Or Crochet

Post-it reminders as part of Bystander Revolution challenge - Craftivist Collective

Craftivists unite! We are proud to present our craftivism challenge to do as part of the global Bystander Revolution and take the power out of bullying!

Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection where craft and activism meet; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. Book Crafts, Arts And Crafts, Craft Books, Book Maker, Create Words, Yarn Bombing, Do It Yourself Home, Guerrilla, The Book

10 People Who Use Crafting For Activism

"The creation of things by hand leads to a better understanding of democracy, because it reminds us that we have power."

5 types of activism we think craftivism can be – Visual minutes from Sarah’s Shambala Festival talk. Greenbelt Festival, Shambala Festival, Yarn Bombing, It's Meant To Be, Insight, Political Memes, Politics, Positivity, Craft Gifts

Our Story

Who is the Craftivist Collective? “A true Craftivist uses craft as a tool for gentle activism aimed at influencing long-term change.” Founded 2009.

Craftivism is a growing movement of largely young female protesters, using the power of stitching to make their voices heard. Katie Harris talks to Sarah Corbett, the founder of the Craftivist Collective. Racism In Australia, Gender Studies, Street Performance, Yarn Bombing, Young Female, Diy Embroidery, Kid Shoes, Human Rights, Feminism

Meet the women quietly crafting their own revolution

Craftivism is a growing movement of largely young female protesters, using the power of stitching to make their voices heard. Katie Harris talks to Sarah Corbett, the founder of the Craftivist Collective, to hear about about their latest project and how it all works.

Making for Change to smash stereotypes Mental Health Issues, Make A Change, Guerrilla, How To Make

Making for Change to smash stereotypes

Craftivists: Why craft can change your life - Mollie Makes Mollie Makes, We Are Love, Craft Activities, Flourish, You Changed, Fun Crafts, The Incredibles, Canning, Crochet

Craftivists: Why craft can change your life - Mollie Makes

Craft: we know it’s not twee, fluffy or soft. It has the power to save lives and change the world. Join the craftivists to find out how...