Tag: From Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask Quilt: An Artifact of Community Care

Read the story of the “From Behind the Mask Quilt” project. The community art project “came together at a moment in time when the spirit of chalk drawings on sidewalks and clanging pots for healthcare workers was still front of mind for so many. When fear and loss were still looming large, the soft nature of the quilt itself created a venue for talking about difficult things in a safe and positive way.”

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Common Threads: Volume 4, May 2021

From needle-felted and crocheted dolls of Yukon’s rising-star bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher, to a quilt made from non-medical masks, to Anishinaabe bead artist Nico Williams’s new Toronto sculpture, and more, enjoy these snippets of what’s going on in fibre and textiles across Canada.

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