Crafting Resilience brings together interdisciplinary and intersectional voices to animate dialogue and reflections on collective memory, healing, and social justice in the study and practice of craft. In a moment when political turmoil, public health crisis, and human suffering have collided as never before, these discussions can help us consider how to craft resilience in challenging times.
March 11, 2021 | 5pm (ET)
Moderator: Dr. Ameena Batada, UNC Asheville
Speakers: DeWayne Barton, Artist; Dr. Patricia Eunji Kim, Monument Lab; Aaron McIntosh, Concordia University; ‑S‑A‑N‑T‑I‑A‑G‑O‑ X, Artist
A roundtable discussion about the relationship between public health and collective memory and how the critical and creative practices of craft and public art can better serve and support the wellbeing of BIPOC communities.
April 8, 2021 | 5pm (ET)
Moderator: Andres Payan Estrada, Craft Contemporary
Speakers: Tanya Aguiñiga, Artist; Celia Lesh, NIAD Center; Cristina Tufiño, Artist
A roundtable discussion about how craft can support its communities in the face of today’s challenging times, driven by engagement with Tanya Aguiñiga, Celia Lesh, and Cristina Tufiño’s Craft Futures Fund projects and craft practices.
April 20, 2021 | 6pm (ET)
Speakers: Roberto Lugo, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University; Michelle Millar Fisher, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Join Lugo and Fisher for a conversation about efforts to diversify and envision resilient futures for the fields of art, craft, and design.
Crafting Resilience is organized by Center for Craft in partnership with UNC Asheville. Visit centerforcraft.org/crafting-resilience to learn more.
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