Author Archives: Jen H

About Jen H

When Jen isn't spinning, knitting, weaving, or dyeing fiber, she is reading, writing and thinking about it. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and M.S. in Textiles, both from UC Davis. Her research examines clothing production through multiple theoretical lenses including feminist science studies, animal studies, and new materialisms. In her practice, she seeks to use textile crafts as tools for community building and decolonization.

“The Innovator”: Woolmark’s Snappy Video Misses the Mark

I just spent the past 2 years researching wool, so when a friend posted this new video ad from Woolmark, I had to click. And then I had to critique. The video moves through 4 moments of imagined historical innovation. … Continue reading

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