As a follow up to the review of The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker I’ve collected a list of a few contemporary embroiders who I believe embody the ideals of being a “subversive stitcher”.Read More
What artists like Tracey Emin have to say is decidedly NOT feminine but as Parker continuously points out in The Subversive Stitch embroidery’s notions of right and wrong, just like femininity is socially constructed.Read More
One thing I enjoy about Germany is that there has been a minimal cultural shock. Having been to Germany twice before definitely has helped, but also Germany’s similarities to American culture. However, there are small and big differences between the US and Germany I would like to share!Read More
What the fuck happened?
I wish I fucking knew.Read More
Escaping America has been a nice reprieve. Besides all of the required events and informational sessions I have enjoyed my time here. I even enjoyed my travel here...Read More
I lay here in this pitch-black hotel room staring at the ceiling. My mind is racing full of everything and nothing. I don’t know what to make of this feeling; anxiety plus excitement plus dread plus exhaustion plus every other feeling in the world. However, I know I am ready for this adventure to begin.Read More