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Handmade Nation Screening and Virtual Lab Q&A

Feb 10, 2009

by Vanessa Bertozzi

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Now Available Handmade Nation the book! Faythe Levine and Cortney Himerl will be in New York this week discussing and screening their documentary film Handmade Nation and its accompanying book.  Etsy will be streaming a live webcam feed of the Q&A in the Virtual Labs starting at around 7:30pm EST, Thursday, February 12 (click here to translate this time on a world clock).  Thank you goes out to the Museum of Art & Design (MAD museum) who will be hosting us.

Check the Handmade Nation blog for info on screenings in your area. For those of you who are in the New York area, you’ll find details below for seeing the film or meeting the filmmakers face-to-face:

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Handmade Nation at MAD Museum
The NYC Premiere and Director’s Panel
Thursday, February 12, 6:30 pm
6:30 pm Screening and Panel discussion
with Faythe Levine, Mandy Greer, Kate Bingaman- Burt and Callie Janoff in the MAD Theater
SOLD OUT

Handmade Nations Encore Screenings and Q&A with author and director Faythe Levine
February 14 and February 15, 2 pm in the MAD Theater
Tickets available online at www.madmuseum.org

Book signings at MAD
with Faythe Levine and Cortney Himerl
Author and Director Faythe Levine and Co-author and Assistant producer Cortney Himerl will be available for book signings in the MAD first floor lobby
Thursday, February 12, 5:00pm- 6:00pm
Saturday, February 14, 1:00pm- 2:00pm and 3:30pm- 4:30 pm
Sunday, February 15, 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm

The book Handmade Nation: The Rise of D.I.Y., Craft, and Design is available for purchase at
The Store at MAD. To purchase tickets and for more information visit www.madmuseum.org or call 212.299.7780.

 

Powerhouse Arena Bookstore
There will also be a panel discussion at the Powerhouse Arena Bookstore in Brooklyn on Wednesday, February 11, 7-9pm EST. Powerhouse is located at 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Faythe Levine and Cortney Heimerl, co-authors of “Handmade Nation,” join American Craft Editor-in-Chief Andrew Wagner and KnitKnit’s Sabrina Gschwandtner for a panel on art, craft and design.
www.powerhousearena.com
rsvp@powerhousearena.com

 

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26 comments

  • FrucciDesign

    FrucciDesign said 7 years ago

    great!!!

  • BabbidgePatch

    BabbidgePatch said 7 years ago

    super! (and love the embroidered felt necklace in the pics !)

  • elizandaxel

    elizandaxel said 7 years ago

    I can't wait to see this film!

  • EpicBones

    EpicBones said 7 years ago

    oh cool! i wanna see it!! thanks for capturing the action!

  • OrganicPanic

    OrganicPanic said 7 years ago

    Love the journey journal.

  • voleurdebijoux

    voleurdebijoux said 7 years ago

    Fabulous! I can't wait to see it!

  • julieincharge Admin

    julieincharge said 7 years ago

    I am so excited! I have been anticipating seeing this film forever.

  • HarrietsHaven

    HarrietsHaven said 7 years ago

    I love the Handmade Nation book....very inspirational!!! Job well done :) I can't wait to see the film.

  • thegratulatest

    thegratulatest said 7 years ago

    I'll have to check this out. I havn't heard about the book either!

  • OpulentOddities

    OpulentOddities said 7 years ago

    Wish I was in NY! Looks like fun!

  • AwApplesauce

    AwApplesauce said 7 years ago

    I'm so excited about seeing this. I hope it's shown in DC soon!

  • LaurieCoyleDesigns

    LaurieCoyleDesigns said 7 years ago

    I'm so excited -- got my ticket and ready to go -- NYC here we come!

  • LotusJewelryThreads

    LotusJewelryThreads said 7 years ago

    hmm... America's a more handy than I thought!

  • quiltdee

    quiltdee said 7 years ago

    as a photoquilter and seamstress i gotta see the movie, i live close to nyc. my life motto is not buying it if i can make it myself. goodluck!

  • LaireMarie

    LaireMarie said 7 years ago

    Awesome - thanks!

  • kilsook

    kilsook said 7 years ago

    etsians feel really honored to have faythe in our neighborhood close to milwaukee. she has really done a remarkable job at bringing the art and passion of "fine" craft to the forefront. she heads "art vs craft" here in milwaukee every year as well as showcases aspiring and notable artists from all over in her boutique/gallery. http://www.paperboatboutique.com/ congratulations faythe to you and your crew. thank you for generating attention and shining a light on all of the fine artists in the world.

  • TheLimeTree

    TheLimeTree said 7 years ago

    how exciting!

  • FancifulFlair

    FancifulFlair said 7 years ago

    LOL that "wildpiggie" is so cute!

  • MadamChino

    MadamChino said 7 years ago

    YAAAYYY! xoxo.

  • ArgyleWhale

    ArgyleWhale said 7 years ago

    My friend Ashley (fernanimals.etsy) and I are making a trip from Massachusetts for this event! Can't wait!

  • LittleGreenSquirrel

    LittleGreenSquirrel said 7 years ago

    got the book on order!!

  • QuiltSALAD

    QuiltSALAD said 7 years ago

    Nice selection. Great quilt by Jacistuff that is listed there.

  • Waterrose

    Waterrose said 7 years ago

    Hope there are plenty of seats in the virtual lab! Beautiful creations and I love that quilt!

  • ChristinaWard

    ChristinaWard said 7 years ago

    Was at the Milwaukee Premiere. An amazing night; and well deserved by two amazing ladies. Courtney & Faythe exemplify the DIY concept beyond the making of "things" to the making of a community. I'm proud to know ya!

  • Iammie

    Iammie said 7 years ago

    Nice!

  • girlsavage

    girlsavage said 7 years ago

    I just heard Faythe on WNYC! You can listen to the segment here. http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/episodes/2009/02/12/segments/123689 I'll be sure to be in the virtual labs for this!

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