Skills of resourcefulness
Creative activists contribute greatly to society through innovation and experiment, taking on projects that fail to hit the radar of conventional industry. Their work is a training ground for new practices, for trialling novel approaches and reviving old skills that promote alternative ideas about fashion provision and consumption.
"I’m in all second hand… I am a huge advocate for second hand. From the last 2 years, I am proud to say, I haven’t bought anything new at all… it’s the only story I ever want to tell. I love the men’s section of ‘Value Village’… I always find really nice beautiful things that women don’t think of looking for…"
Vancouver - January 2013
Photograph by Jeremy Calhoun