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Crafting Change: Practicing Activism in Contemporary Australia

Tal Fitzpatrick, Katve-Kaisa Kontturi


This article brings together thoughts and practices of two Melbourne-based women working across the fields of craftivism, practice-led research and contemporary art history. While introducing and analysing Australian craft(ivist) projects, this article also suggests new concepts useful in tackling the contemporary phenomenon of craft activism.


activism, craft, craftivism, political moments, processes and spaces of making, new materialisms, relational philosophies