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Jody Boyer

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Type of Resource

Middle School Resource

Description

A variety of artists make artwork that intervenes in public spaces. There are many reasons why artists engage communities in their work. This lesson explores a variety of artists who make artwork that intervenes in public spaces and engage communities with their work and teaches students to finger knit a 4 foot piece of yarn with excellent technique and craftsmanship. This lesson explores how the NCAA New Craft Artists in Action Net Works project and their public space interventions with handmade basketball nets. This lesson explores how artists collaborate to make artwork and empowers students to collaborate with their peers to create a finger knitted basketball net for a neighborhood or park in our community to make a positive impact as an artist in their community.

Keywords

craftivism, intervention, finger knitting, community, collaboration, basketball

Disciplines

Art Education

Date

2015

Date of Submission

11-22-2019

Public Space Interventions: Collaborating with New Craft Artists in Action- Finger Knitted Basketball Nets [View Image]

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