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

Neighborhood:

Rogers Park
Fees:

$15 suggested donation (sliding scale).  Please note spots are limited for this workshop. Please RSVP using Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crafting-cultures-knitting-catharsis-renewa...

 

Chicago-based artists include:

Artists from CEW Design Studio, www.creativelyempoweredwomen.com | Cassie Hamrick, www.cassiehamrick.com | Kulsum Ameji, www.projectprospera.tumblr.com | Savneet Talwar, www.savneetalwar.com | Sophie Canade, www.canade.org |