“Crafting Empathy, Stitch by Stitch” with Savneet Talwar
This talk will briefly address the history of craft and fabrication and the role it can play in building community, promoting wellbeing, and skill sharing. Exploring an ethics of care methodology, the act of making and doing will be explored to illustrate the radical nature of crafting both as an individual art practice, and a means for public dialogue.
“engAGE Living Lab Digital Era Response: (ELLDER): Fostering Online Networks of Care and Connection”with Janis Timm-Bottos
When a global pandemic turned our collective Art Hives Network upside down, it offered a chance to learn from important, yet neglected perspectives. This presentation will share a new online research platform called, ELLDER: engAGE Living Lab Digital Era Response, offering practical methods, including online Art Hives, citizen-led Science Shops, and an emerging university-community research exchange, in order to collectively respond to urgent social, environmental, and existential determinants of health.