Two weeks ago I outlined how I will be continuing to investigate textiles and how they reify colonial capitalist ideologies through economic chains that bring about ecological and social trauma.  Before I begin to write too deeply about the research, I thought I would take the opportunity to outline what Re-Craftivism is and where it originated from within contemporary Western culture. This week I will write abou...

Reflective writing exploring how we are embedded within a global capitalist network of trauma and material excess. This blog looks at why we should recraft how we consume, use and dispose of furniture.

July 12, 2018

Well today was the day where I finally let go of any imperfections that may still exist in my thesis paper and uploaded it to the digital world.   It was amazing how many times I was able to refine each sentence to arrive at statements that were less informed by my personal beliefs and reflective more of the research.  As I reread each paragraph over and over, I could help but feel a bit of nostalgia for the last...

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