Tag: Leanne Prain

May 2022 Studio Hours Recap: Leanne Prain and Fiona Ellis on Art, Craft and Activism

Member Sarah Thornton recaps our May, 2022, Studio Hours. Fiona Ellis and author Leanne Prain discussed Leanne’s newest book, “The Creative Instigator’s Handbook,” inspiring a lively conversation about the nature of political and protest art. Members shared a variety of craft-related activism projects they’ve been involved with.

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Fibreshed Stories: Students Unravel Textile Tales to Support Our Fibre Future

[Open Access] Leanne Prain interviews Emily Smith about her work with the Fibreshed Fieldschool, and the multimedia Fibre Stories resources that resulted. The experimental mentorship program invited student researchers from Emily Carr University and Simon Fraser University to look at the local textile landscape through the lenses of climate-beneficial and economically viable methods of production and consumption.

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