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March 11 - April 20
Center for Craft, in partnership with UNC Asheville, will host Crafting Resilience, a virtual program series exploring how craft can cultivate strength and sustainability in individuals, spaces, and communities in the face of adverse conditions from March 11 to April 20. The program will bring together interdisciplinary and intersectional voices, and will animate dialogue and reflections on collective memory, healing, and social justice in the study and practice of craft. List of events below.
Public Health and Collective Memory | March 11, 2021, 5 p.m.
Moderator: Dr. Ameena Batada, UNC Asheville; Speakers: DeWayne Barton, Artist; Dr. Patricia Eunji Kim, Monument Lab; Aaron McIntosh, Concordia University; Santiago X, Artist
Education and Community Engagement | April 8, 2021, 5 p.m.
Moderator: Andres Payan Estrada, Craft Contemporary; Speakers: Tanya Aguiñiga, Artist; Celia Lesh, NIAD Center; Cristina Tufiño, Artist
Activism and Overcoming Obstacles | April 20, 2021, 6 p.m.
Speakers: Roberto Lugo, Ceramic Artist; Michelle Millar Fisher, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
For more information on the program, and to register for each event, visit https://www.centerforcraft.org/crafting-resilience