Craft(ing) Culture(s) :: Knitting Catharsis, Renewal, and Re-Imagination

Necklace by CEW Design Studio Artists
  • Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Join artisans from Chicago's Bosnian and South Asian communities to explore craft's role in women's resilience, from joyful celebration, marriage, and birth to war, poverty, and turmoil.  Participants will: (1) learn knitting skills (2) discuss how culture, community, and gender dynamics are reconfigured in Chicago’s immigrant communities.

CEW Design Studio at Hamdard Center
1542 W. Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL
Phone: 773-465-4600


Rogers Park

$15 suggested donation (sliding scale).  Please note spots are limited for this workshop. Please RSVP using Eventbrite at


Chicago-based artists include:

Artists from CEW Design Studio, | Cassie Hamrick, | Kulsum Ameji, | Savneet Talwar, | Sophie Canade, |