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Chair by Andrew Carvolth, who will be showing works as part of Craft Victoria’s Conscious Craft initiative. Photo: Supplied. A aluminium chair constructed out of seperate aluminium bars. It is placed against a green background next to a blue tool rack and lit brightly.
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Conscious Craft takes the charge on sustainability

Craft Victoria will launch Conscious Craft aimed at spotlighting and championing innovative craft practices with sustainability in mind.

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City of Moreton Bay

Chantal Fraser: The Ascended

Sāmoan-Australian artist Chantal Fraser’s feminist anti-colonial art practice uses adornment, ritual and exchange to explore aesthetics of power and class-based…

Photo: RF._.studio, Pexels. Hands cutting out design drawings for project in a light-filled studio space. There are books and reference images on a wooden table.
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5 books to gift your beloved crafters

Book recommendations for crafters and makers that include DIY with cat hair, resurgence of visible mending, writers on knitting and…

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The Johnston Collection

Sketching in historic Fairhall (1860) with Alissa Duke

This is a unique opportunity to learn to sketch 'on location' at The Johnston Collection as part of the Australian Heritage…

‘Safety Yellow Woman’ by Sophia Cai. Photo: Supplied, courtesy the artist. A bright yellow sweater with ridiculously long sleeves and black stripes is laid out on a green metal bench. Cai speaks on the cost of her craft.
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How much is your craft hobby costing and three ways to save

Binge buying craft supplies can easily add up, but if you want to play the long game, here are tips…

Exhibition view of Torres Strait Islands culture with colourful fish made from coconuts
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Exhibition review: Eastern Threads, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Curated by Gail Mabo, this welcoming exhibition celebrates the lived culture of Eastern Torres Strait Islands.

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Melbourne Museum

Creative Lab at Melbourne Museum

Kids aged 3-10 explore Victoria's wildlife through watercolour. Craft habitats for local animals and take home digital photos of their…

Exhibition view of hanging organic paper paintings. Neoterica
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Exhibition review: Neoterica, Adelaide Festival

20 artists and 20 writers commissioned in a celebration of South Australian contemporary art.

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Exhibition review: Ten Thousand Suns, 24th Biennale of Sydney

An exhibition shaped by global connections and new learnings – a refreshing edition of the Biennale of Sydney.

Textile banners by Tal Fitzpatrick will feature in the exhibition at MoAD. Photo: Supplied. A woman with wavy lavender coloured hair and a fringe sitting with her leg crossed on a stool inside a studio where her textiles works are displayed on the walls.
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Craftivism led by women

The Museum of Australian Democracy launches new touring exhibition celebrating the power of craft and textiles.

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