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Craft In America: Threads

Airs Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Faith Ringgold with “Tar Beach,” 2011.

The Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning CRAFT IN AMERICA, now in its fourth season, promotes and advances original handcrafted work and inspires people of all ages to pursue their own creativity. Audiences explore issues of identity, history, philosophy, ancestry, cultural exchange, repression and freedom.

"Threads" - In this episode, explore woven textiles and story quilts by artists Faith Ringgold of Harlem, Randall Darwall of Cape Cod, Consuelo Jimenez Underwood in California and Terese Agnew in Wisconsin.

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Craft In America: Threads

Above: Explore the creativity of the human spirit through works that begin with the humble thread.

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Craft In America Series Preview

Above: Watch human hands transform humble materials into works of function and beauty. Discover what drives artists to create.

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