What is craftivism?

"Craftivism is a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativity makes your voice stronger, your compassion deeper and your quest for justice more infinite" Betsy Greer, founder of Craftivism

Here's some books, websites and short films to help you learn more about craftivism and inspire you to get involved. Do share any other resources you recommend.

BOOKS

  • Craftivism. The art and craft of activism by Betsy Greer (Arsenal Pump Press, 2014)
     

  • A Little Book of Craftivism by Sarah Corbett (Cicada, 2013)
     

  • How to be a Craftivist by Sarah Corbett (Unbound, 2019)
     

  • Craft Activism by Joan Tapper (Potter Craft, 2011)
     

  • Guerrilla Kindness and other Acts of Creative Resistance by Sayraphim Lothian (Mango, 2018) 
     

  • Knitting for Good! By Betsy Greer (Trumpeter Books, 2008)
     

  • Crafting the Resistance by Lara Neel (Skyhorse, 2017)

WEB LINKS

Lovely little video introduction to Craftivism by 
the Craftivism Collective
 

Craftivism. Betsy Greer, the founder of craftivism, based in US.

https://craftivism.com/
 

Site hosted by Sarah Corbett who is one of the main British craftivists

https://craftivist-collective.com/

5 minute video covering the main points about craftivism by Sarah Corbett

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtHaM7j3Hvg

OTHER RESOURCES

Making the World a Better Place One Stitch at a Time - read our article in Open Up magazine

Newspaper article about craftivism

A stitch in time: how craftivists found their radical voice

 

Documentary about craftivism hosted by Jenny Éclair
Connected campaigns and projects

Exhibition of craftivist objects in the Peace Museum

Craftivism Pinterest collection