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Excerpts

Select Excerpts from Maker’s Movement Assignment revolving around Artisan and Designer interviews.

E X C E R P T S

Select narrative excerpts from Maker’s Movement interviews

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My posture falls…

but the corners of Alyssa’s eyes and cheeks remain raised in a smile.

“I think that’s one of ceramic’s greatest life lessons; you can’t get too attached to anything. In terms of ceramics as an art, there’s a chance for loss in every step of the process.”

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From Ceramics and Resilience interview with Alyssa M. Julian

Makers Movement Journal | Digital Publication

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Her smile grew into a quiet smirk

and her eyes were looking somewhere in the air for a way to express her thought. They came back down to meet mine, and as she does with her paintings, [Satsuki] blurred the lines between [interviewer and interviewee]. She asked me a question:

“How are YOU doing?”

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From Inside, Outside, and In Between Home interview with Satsuki Shibuya (Photo: Sisilia Piring)

Makers Movement #6 | Print Publication

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“Darkness is always

abreast of light. Weaving them together is what makes the fabric of life.”

As I type this, I notice the epiphany I wrote in my margins toward the end of the studio visit.

It reads: hidden in emotion - is motion.

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From Moving Through Landscapes interview with Andrea Kraybill

Makers Movement #6 | Print Publication

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What’s the difference between an emotional experience

versus a spiritual experience? …

“That’s a good question. Hmm. I think spiritual…has to do with shifts. An experience can be deeply emotional without necessarily shifting the way that you think. For me, spiritual has to do with shifting the way that I think.”

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From On Searching For Home Interview With Our Founder

Maker’s Movement Journal | Digital Publication

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Andi briefly raises her head

from her humming machine in a quiet pause.

”I want to keep going back and getting better at the simpler things.”

I nod my head in understanding as she resumes her work. The sound of our gears turning is represented by the tattoo machine’s quiet humming in the air.

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Scars as Art: An Interview with Tattoo Artist Andi Fitzpatrick

Maker’s Movement Journal | Digital Publication