In our era of mass production, globalization, and outsourcing, it can sometimes seem as if everything we ever encounter is constructed in some other country, far from here. However, when you get away from the chain stores, there remains a thriving local community of creative artisans right here in RVA–and RVA MakerFest is the perfect opportunity to meet that community.
“There is an absolute void of digital work, video, new media, electronic work etc. in Richmond. It doesn’t exist. So why not have those conversations with that kind of work here in Richmond?”