Links to us, fellow craftivists, businesses we support and people we think are ace so you should support too:
These groups often deliver our craftivism projects but we also support and encourage them to create their own craftivism projects (which is why they have their own name and autonomy). If you want to set up your own group let us know how we can help
- East Scotland Craftivists: join their Facebook group and follow them on Twitter
- Bangor Craftivists: join their Facebook group
- Craftivism Manchester: join their Facebook group
- Wellington Craftivism Collective: join their Facebook group
- Northern Ireland Craftivist Collective: Facebook group
- Cardiff Craftivists Caerdydd: Facebook group
Some fellow Craftivists
- Betsy Greer – the Godmother of Craftivism
- Carrie Reichardt- artist and ceramics craftivist
- Robin Prime – photographer for Craftivist Collective
- Rayna Fahey– Melbourne craftivista
- Ellen Schinderman– LA craftivist and crafts person
Some of our Collaborators
- Tatty Devine – designed the keyring for our Valentines project, lets us use their shops as event venues, advertisers us and helps in so many other ways
- Josie Long– we sat on stage with her for 6 nights in 2010 at her sold out shows at Soho Theatre were we stitched patches for our equality quilt project, she has also interviewed our Founder for a short film for Otesha and been in our Valentines day instructions video
- Tate – working with young creatives called Tate Collective who set up cultural events at the Tate.
- Southbank Centre Hayward Gallery– delivered a workshop on the roof in response to the Tracey Emin Retrospect
- British Museum– asked to provide a blog post and Twitter#craftdebate in response to Grayson Perry’s exhibition on unknown craftspeople.
- Ink-d Gallery– in Brighton stocks fresh contemporary art. They sell our products and our work was part of the ‘Renegade Potters and Extreme Craft exhibition’ and they display our new artwork amongst their other beautiful artwork from talented artists
- Jazz Domino Holly– Founder of Shoreditch Sisters Womens Institute, craft columnist for Company magazine and authoress of ‘Queen of Crafts’ published by Penguin plus the daughter of legg-end musician and activist Joe Strummer. Jazz is going to be in in our Summer 2012 craftivism instruction video – watch this space! She also champions us in her column, book and invites us to take part in her craft events.
- Fabrications– is an independent gallery, shop and studio dedicated to contemporary textile practise and design, with a particular interest in upcycling and eco design. Owned and run by Barley Massey, an incredible woman! We deliver workshops in her ethical shop, sell products there and create craftivism window displays.
- Sheffield DocFest– worked with us on creating Mini Protest Banners on political themes of films shown each year at Sheffield Docfest and delivering a workshop at Docfest Each year
- Shoreditch Sisters– we are working with them on the embroidered vaginas project to raise awareness of female genital cutting