One of the most inspiring, interesting and intriguing interviews we had during STROKE was also the most unexpected. Without prior announcement Carrie Reichardt dropped in to take a look at the Widewalls Collection. Presented with the rare opportunity to talk with one of the most activist artists, we asked her if we could have the camera rolling. That is exactly what happened. The entire interview was improvised and maybe that is why the outcome is so fascinating. Ladies and Gentlemen may we present Ms. Carrie Reichardt…
About Carrie Reichardt
Carrie Reichardt is a leading contemporary artist, who works from a mosaic-covered studio in London, The Treatment Rooms. A figurehead for the Craftivism movement, Carrie uses murals, ceramics, screen-printing and graphic design in her work and is called upon to speak on the use of craft and art as protest.
She has designed and consulted on large scale mosaic murals, with the intention of educating and celebrating local communities. Carrie’s most recent community work is visible in Miravalle, one of the most deprived districts on the fringes of Mexico City. She also guided design and installation of ‘The Art of Recycling’, Harold Hill library, Essex and ‘The Revolution will be Ceramicsed’, London Portobello.