Tag Archives for theory + criticism

We are here (and there) | Anthea Black at SAIC

TranslatorThis Monday November 14, Anthea Black will be giving a talk: We are here (and there): collaborative queer craft and utopic gestures at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago at 12 noon in room 903. Anthea Black is a … Continue reading

10. November 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Anthea Black’s Queer Survival Campout Snowcave

Translator Queer Survival Campout Snowcave is a performance video that takes place in a quinzee, which is a DIY structure made from a big pile of snow that is hollowed out to make a cave and sometimes used for winter survival … Continue reading

25. October 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Cut on the Bias | Research Workshop

Translator This weekend I will be attending Cut on the Bias, a research workshop initiated by Dr Kirsty Roberson, University of Western Ontario in collaboration with Kelly Thompson and Lisa Vinebaum, Concordia University, Montreal. Cut on the bias, a term … Continue reading

30. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Fibre art, relational/radicant aesthetics + globalization

TranslatorFibre art, relational / radicant aesthetics & globalization Public presentation and discussion with artists: Carissa Carman, jenna dawn, Suzen Green, Javiera Ovalle Sazie Moderated by Lisa Vinebaum Saturday, April 16th, 5pm – 7pm, Concordia University, VA Building Room 433, 1395 … Continue reading

08. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Zoie So | WOODigit

Translator WOODigit involves the control of over a hundred wooden units which, by moving to different heights, display numerals as in a programmed system. Instead of using microchips and electronic circuits to program, the mechanism had been woven as a … Continue reading

21. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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UbuWeb

TranslatorUbuWeb is a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts. READ MORE Thank you Paul Robert

28. November 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Review – Andrea Vander Kooij at Diagonale

Translator I want to tell you everything Andrea Vander Kooij Review by Diane Dechief At an initial glance, Vander Kooij’s current exhibition, I want to tell you everything, seems confessional: an embroidered tell-all on a variety of household fabrics, including … Continue reading

21. November 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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The Journal of Modern Craft

TranslatorBerg Publishers introduce The Journal of Modern Craft, “…the first peer-reviewed academic journal to provide an interdisciplinary and international forum in its subject area. It addresses all forms of making that self-consciously set themselves apart from mass production—whether in the … Continue reading

07. March 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Craft Articles, Essays and more

Translator Curb Works, Rory MacDonald (2003), curb patch, glazed earthenware There are a number of essays by contemporary thinkers, writers and makers addressing a variety of aspects of craft on the Canadian Crafts Federation website. These articles were commissioned by … Continue reading

20. January 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Craft Hard Die Free – Talk tonight at TRUCK Gallery

TranslatorTRUCK Gallery is located in the Lower level of the Grain Exchange Building, 815 First Street SW in Calgary

13. December 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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CRAFT HARD, DIE FREE

TranslatorAnthea Black and Nicole Burisch will present… CRAFT HARD, DIE FREE: RADICAL CURATORIAL STRATEGIES FOR CRAFTIVISM IN UNRULY CONTEXTS7pm Wednesday, December 12 at TRUCK Gallery located in the Lower level of the Grain Exchange Building, 815 First Street SW in … Continue reading

04. December 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Two new titles from Ronsdale Press

Translator Craft Perception and Practice Vol III, edited by Paula Gustafson, Nisse Gustafson and Amy Gogarty coming November 20, 2007 “This third and final volume in the Craft Perception and Practice series features 21 essays and critical commentaries by acclaimed … Continue reading

08. November 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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NeoCraft Conference in Halifax

Translator“An International Conference on the Crafts and Modernity. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University is pleased to be hosting the NeoCraft conference, 23 – 25 November, 2007, as part of the Canadian Crafts Federation’s Craft Year 2007/Annee des … Continue reading

06. October 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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fibreQuarterly – NEW issue online now

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14. September 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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