The Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend

https://vimeo.com/50174695 Celia Carey: This uplifting, Emmy-winning PBS film tells the modern-day "Cinderalla" story of the quiltmakers of Gee's Bend, Alabama. Artists born into extreme poverty, they live to see their quilts hailed by a The New York Times art critic as "some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced."

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Wartime Quilts Made by Men

Indeed, there is an exception to every rule. We mainly recognise quilting as a feminine craft. We know wonderful stories of groups of women using quilting as a way to express themselves and find something else. We know the amazing quilts of Gee´s Bend Quiltmakers. Thank to this article Allison Meier for Hyperallergic, I´ve discovered …

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Seeking Social Change Through Artisanship

Some weeks ago I became member of the ICCI project (Training Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurs and their intermediaries on internationalisation). ICCI Project is a KA2 Strategic Partnership for Development of Innovation financed by European Commission under the Erasmus + program. The project is focused on training creative and cultural industries’ operators (Iboth entrepreneurs and business …

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Anni Albers: Women weaving at the Bauhaus

In this program, the first in the series about Bauhaus Women, Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, spotlights Anni Albers's works and experience at the Bauhaus, including her pivotal role in the weaving workshops despite we never heard about them. https://vimeo.com/80809866 Here you can also find the video of Anni …

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