Screening of Handmade Nation

Film. Talk and Booksiging with Faythe Levin at Modifed Arts – this weekend
407 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix AZ 85004 602.462.5516

Saturday, May 2, 2009  2pm – $10
Sunday, May 3, 2009 2pm – $10

This event is co-sponsored by Changing Hands Bookstore, Frances Vintage Boutique,F.A.R (Future Arts Research) @ ASU, Local First, AZ, MADE art boutique,
Modified Arts and Roosevelt Row

Faythe Levine, (nicknamed “The Ambassador of Handmade” by The New York Times),
traveled 19,000 miles to document what has emerged as a marriage between historical
technique, punk culture, and the D.I.Y. ethos. She created a film and book by the same
name, Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft and Design which provides a
microcosm of the crafting community today. Participants in this community share ideas
and encouragement through websites, blogs, boutiques, galleries, and craft fairs.


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