Craft + activism = craftivism. Speaking out through creativity. Exhibit A: yarnbombing potholes like the artist Juliana Santacruz Herrerra, who took to the streets of Paris with soft, squishy yarn. Her agenda? Highlight the deteriorating city streets.
99 Yarn Bombed Trees
Or check out 99 Yarn Bombed Trees by KnittaPlease (hilarious name!). This installation in Austin, Texas, just ended on the 25th of March. But the group's founder, Magda Sayeg, surely has more crafty tricks in store. Follow KnittaPlease on Twitter for updates.
Yarn Bombing the Blue Line
Philadelphia's yarnbombing master Ishknits brought her own brand of craftivism to three SEPTA Blue Line buses. The result? Sheer beauty.
If you were a craftivist, where would you strike next?