art for social change

Head on over to Vancouver Mini Maker Faire’s blog to read my post on why I’m involved in craftivism. This is the first time I’m participating in the faire. On June 8th, I’ll be leading a 1-hour making workshop on craftivism. Only 10 spots are available. Some seats will be…

In February I wrote a post about my intention to create a craftivist project on the minimum wage. Glad to say I have followed through. Making this a school project certainly motivated me, but now I feel I’m onto something–I don’t think it will be  just a one-off. A good…

Here is my third and fourth postcard homework for the course I am taking at Simon Fraser University — course is Exploring Arts for Social Change. I first talked about this homework here. See all postcards here. Postcards are written weekly, usually the day after class when your experience is…

Here is my second postcard homework for the course I am taking at Simon Fraser University — course is Exploring Arts for Social Change. I first talked about this homework here. I created this postcard by first scanning an actual paper postcard, then layered a background image from my Sketchbook…

Last week I started a new course at Simon Fraser University, called Exploring Arts for Social Change  taught by Judith Marcuse and Dr. Lynn Fels. I remember upon leaving the class last Wednesday that my thoughts were, “God, this is different!” I said that apprehensively but also with curiosity. If…