Thesis Series: Craft & Morality
August 15, 2017
Do you ever wonder why you find that piece of handcrafted artisanal furniture so much more charming than the mass-produced IKEA version? In the third installment of our Thesis Series, Corrie discusses the intersection of craft production, politics, & moral "goodness". Plus Nat & Corrie discuss their all time fave artworks/genres!
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