A creative form of activism uses embroidery to explore gender-based violence issues and advocate for reform.
Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.
From keeping advertising out of public spaces to buying and selling goods and services without money, communities are experimenting with different ways of doing business in the 'new economy'.
Knitting for penguins is part of a trend that allows people to connect creativity and activism, and do some practical good in the process, writes Alyce McGovern.
There are many reasons why people get involved in yarn bombing, but the common thread is the desire to share a message – political or otherwise – with the community, writes Alyce McGovern.