In Indonesia, Knitting Gets Political

The Establishment
Mar 20, 2016 · 5 min read

By Theodora Sutcliffe

Fitriani Dalay is challenging artistic censorship, one stitch at a time.

PPublic art like graffiti has long been used as a tool for political commentary and change. In the town of Makassar, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, that politically charged art is of a less typical variety: knitting and…