In many cultures, women record the history of their communities in their craftwork.Quilts are an example of an artform that represents and documents the life of a family or a community both pictorially and in the types of material used.
Weaving, ceramics, clothing design, these are some ways that culture is recorded.
Please write eight to ten sentences that reflect your thinking about the reading you have done regarding the forms and methods that women might use to record and comment upon current events based upon your reading in the textbook and the websites below.
Please include any other sites that you find interesting. (Links to an external site.)https://www.artstor.org/2017/07/07/the-enduring-significance-of-harriet-powers-quilts/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
http://www.womenfolk.com/ (Links to an external site.)http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/dinner_party/home.php (Links to an external site.)Looking for Aunt Martha’s Quilt (Links to an external site.)BBC iPlayer documentary
Martha Ann Erskine
the Dinner Party installation
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