Tal Fitzpatrick

Melbourne, Australia.

Tal Fitzpatrick is an Israeli born artist, craftivist, feminist, researcher and community development worker based in Melbourne, Australia. Tal received a Bachelor of Arts degree with first class honours from Griffith University (2006-2010) and went on to undertake a practice-led PhD with the Centre for Cultural Partnerships at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne (2014-2018). Her PhD research was supported by the Australian Graduate Research Training Program Scholarship.
Driven by the power of craft to solicit the sharing of stories, Tal's work looks to drive social change by engaging diverse groups of people in complex conversations. Her practice-led PhD project 'Craftivism as DIY Citizenship: The Practice of Making Change' explores the political efficacy of using craft as a strategy for activism and advocacy. In addition to this Tal is a published author and has extensive experience working in the non-profit sector and in community disaster resilience building

Books by Tal Fitzpatrick