Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations, keeping in mind authenticity, reciprocity, and networking.
WSN would like to spread the word about the Peabody Award winning film series focused on “the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage” premiering the episode “Industry” on PBS this May.
INDUSTRY focuses on the relationship between the consumer and the maker and highlights the value of artisan crafted handmade objects within today’s creative economy.
Other artists include:
Joe Cunningham – Quilter
Lucy Mingo – Quilter of Gee’s Bend
Mary Ann Pettway – Quilter of Gee’s Bend
Graham McKay – of Lowell’s Boat Shop
Shane Yamane – Jeweler
Premieres on PBS Friday
May 2, 2014
*check local listings
For more information, see their website: http://www.craftinamerica.org/press/story_2308.php