The 2023 Craft Archive Fellows will present their research on underrepresented craft histories in an online event hosted by the Center for Craft and moderated by Hyperallergic editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian.
What untold stories do these crafts hold that can expand and question narratives regarding knowledge, identity, and aesthetics?
The relationship between Berea College and Lincoln Institute is marked by racism, “benevolent” White donors, and Black educators who equipped Black youth with skills in industrial trades.
James Forten was a decolonizer, feminist, father, husband, and craftsman extraordinaire, an organizer, a leader of the elite free community of African Americans.
In backyards, buffets, and barbecues across California, Indo artists and organizers are attempting to record, preserve, and further California Indo culture.
Teaching traditional Cherokee craft has always been, and will always be, a political act, central to the work of holding onto one another.
Xenobia Bailey, Jeffrey Gan, Elizabeth G. Greenlee and N.E. Brown, Siera Hyte, Maru López, and Olivia Quintanilla will contribute to a Hyperallergic Special Issue on underrepresented craft histories in 2023.
The Center for Craft will award six $5,000 Craft Archive Fellowships to support new research on underrepresented craft histories, culminating in a Special Issue on Hyperallergic.