Crochet Jam at Block Fest is a community-building activity that incorporate crocheting strips of fabric into individual free-form and organic soft sculpture that individual may keep as souvenirs of their participation in a community event that is liberating, fosters social interaction, and creativity.
A San Francisco-based social practice artist, Ramekon O’Arwisters is the founder of Crochet Jam, a community arts project infused with folk-art traditions that foster a creative culture in cooperative relationships. The crocheted rag event allows a diverse audience to create together, refocusing energy toward shared goals.
Pictured: Block Fest in the Forest in association with the Luggage Store/Tenderloin National Forest. Visit www.luggagestoregallery.org
Photo by Robbie Sweeny
Block Fest is supported by BLICK Art Materials. www.dickblick.com