Developing a Community of Spinners through Social Media
Since the old ages, humans have needed communities to socialize, work, live and develop. Art and craft have always been also another way that people have used to learn, work, create and develop skills and connect to others. In modern times, technology has improved how people use arts and crafts to their benefit. However, are they truly all those benefits? As Spinner and fascinated for technology, but evermore for people and their learning and relationship. In this video and article, I would like to make some definitions about social média and community in 2022. Second, I would share my expériences to build my community, and I will give some other examples of community. Finally, I would share some strategies to create your community if you want to join me on this great adventure.
Passionate about fiber and curious by nature, Marcelo R. Martins decided to take his craft to the next level by enrolling in a master spinner program. He spins, knits, and shares his passion and knowledge of fibers through a blog and live presentations on his YouTube channel, MakelooStudio. He advocates the importance of forging links among artisans, local producers, and the environment.