Wallace, Caroline Veronica
Caroline V. Wallace is a Lecturer in Visual Art at La Trobe University. With a background as a textile artist and art historian, her research focuses on the complex relationship between artists and politics, focusing on the looking at way that cultures of display contribute to ideas of gender, class and race. She publishes on American art and activism, with a particular interest in museum activism and feminist interventions in monument culture and public history.
FeatureIn the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election victory in 2016, feminist and online craft communities responded with a call to arms (or needles) aimed at resistance through collective action in thread, yarn, and textiles. One such project, Diana Weymar’s Tiny Pricks Project, records the incessant barrage of Trump’s media coverage: tweets, journalist reportage, and statements in...Read more