This project aims to create a patchwork quilt through voluntarily submitted personal stories about the experience of living with an ED
The Creative Project
The purpose of this project is to create a patchwork quilt through voluntarily submitted personal stories about the experience of living with an Eating Disorder. These stories may take the form of an anonymous digital submission to thepatchworkproject.tumblr.com, or a physical embroidered submission through the postal system. The quilt will bring together the stories of Eating Disorder sufferers around the world, to form a collective narrative. It aims to both change and create a new conversation regarding eating disorders. The project facilitator – Jess – is herself a disorder sufferer, and she hopes that her own experience helps others feel safe to share their experiences as there is no judgement – just a collective wish to find more proactive ways to address eating disorders in the community in order to facilitate more effective treatment options by way of better understanding.
A zine is also being created alongside the project to be distributed at events, such as GeekGirlCon, where I am presenting and running a craftivist workshop in October. The Zine will briefly explain craftivist methods and techniques for the project, as well as address body image issues.
OKAY!!!! It has taken a few hours today, and a LOT of thinking and consideration in the last 24 hours to launch this baby. I am wary of the 21 day frame, but am hopeful Tumblr will do what it does.
New amazing rewards, for an incredible PhD project
Come on people! It’s a limited funding window. REBLOG. SIGNAL. INTERNET DO YOUR THING. read more about the project on the link provided!!!