TITLE

DIY Craft Therapy, Irony or Handmade Hell?

AUTHOR(S)
Hubbell, Leesa
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the term "do it yourself" (DIY) which is used synonymously with alternative craft, Indie craft and craft activism in the U.S. It mentions that DIY refers to the new wave of crafters, a chosen term that started in the early 1990s and has increased in number into a vast subculture of new and old media publications, fairs, and organizations. Meanwhile, it cites art historian Elissa Auther who unravels three strands of the craftsman ideal.
ACCESSION #
57620442

 

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