Speaker Kristen Gallagher explains the journey of creating her business completely in terms of knitting, a labor of love that she also enjoys.
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BY BERND KESTLER
@ VOL 85
ON SEP 28, 2011
In his presentation, Bernd Kestler talks about hand-knitting beaded bags from the Art Deco period. You can also visit Bernd's "Knit for Japan" site, a project he developed to support vicitims of the 2011 Japan earthquake/tsunami.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 15, 2013.
Art as a Business
BY JOSH HAMPTON
@ VOL 1
ON SEP 25, 2012
Josh Hampton talks about the definition of art, and what he considers to be art. He then moves on to examine models of art as business, how art can be valued and marketed, and the interactions between artists, businessmen, and collectors, focusing on how artists can make the most of their work.
I Love Knitting
BY LESLEY MONTGOMERY
@ VOL 2
ON APR 23, 2013
Lesley Montgomery talks about why she began knitting, looking at what drew her to the hobby, and how she learned. She shows some of her antique knitting needles, supplies, and memorabilia, and some of the pieces she has created over the years.
Storytelling Through Patterns and Strings
BY MEGHAN PRICE
@ VOL 28
ON JAN 21, 2014
String Theory is a partnership between two textile designers, Lysanne Latulippe and Meghan Price. The name String Theory is borrowed from a theory of physics that says the world is made of vibrating strings. As constructed textile designers, the two designers work with the math and physics of fibres, yarns, knitting and weaving to develop structure, pattern and texture.
The Handmade's Tale: Knitting as a Feminist Act
BY DEBBIE STOLLER
@ VOL 28
ON AUG 25, 2016
Riot Grrrl pioneer, Stitch'n'Bitch writer and BUST magazine co-founder Debbie Stoller tells of how knitting is a actually a feminist activity. It may have lost popularity with women's liberation but knitting was also a way for women to earn income, and a relaxing hobby. It was time to take back the knit. Girls are now accepted in boy's activity, but why was it not cool for boys and girls to knit?
Restoring Calm through Knitting
BY CONNIE ABRAHAMS
@ VOL 45
ON AUG 15, 2017
Connie Abrahams is uniting young & old, bringing peace & knitting skills to the children of her community. Aunty Connie, together with other pensioner-volunteers are breaking the stereotypes of the Cape Flats and bringing a sense of purpose and pride to the next generation with the Young Knitters Club