T&M Fall Reading Group

Hosts: Miranda Smitheram, Camelia Layachi, Etta Sandry

When: Wednesdays from 6pm-7:30pm, Sept 23, Oct 7 & 21, Nov 4 & 18, Dec 4

Where: Zoom (e-mail the Research Coordinator at textiles.materiality@concordia.ca for the recurring link).

Reading List:

Sept 23 – Aram Han Sifuentes “Steps Towards Decolonizing Craft”
Lynnette Miranda “Dissenting through Craft with Aram Han Sifuentes” (suggested)
Oct 7 – Lisa Nakamura “Indigenous circuits: Navajo women and the racialization of early electronic manufacture”
Oct 21 – Sonja Dahl “America’s Indigo Obsession: From Colonial Plantations to Contemporary DIY Ethos”
Nov 4 – Jen Pack “Appropriation and Authenticity: An Artist’s Assessment” (available online through the Concordia library)
Nov 18 – Hadjiyanni, Täsoulla, and Kristin Helle “(Im)Materiality and Practice: Craft Making as a Medium For Reconstructing Ojibwe Identity In Domestic Spaces”
Dec 4 – Rolando Vazquez “Precedence, Earth and the Anthropocene: Decolonizing design”

To access the full bibliography, use the following link: http://www.criticalcraftforum.com/unsettling-coloniality-a-critical-and-radical-fibertextile-bibliography

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