Widowsweave is an awareness raising series of performances highlighting the conditions of Iraqi Widows who often struggle to acquire even basic necessities such as clean water or adequate shelter. Through artistic durational activities the artist and public participants mark 3,000,000 lines representing the number of Iraqi widows from 30 years of war, tyranny and sanctions.


Kevin Valentine will have three new pieces in the Faculty Show at North Central College, Naperville. The reception is April 8th, from 6-8

Friday, February 27, 2015

Lines in the Sand - 2/28/15 participation

Tomorrow marks 5 years since the Widowsweave-43days-Lines in the Sand performance where many volunteers and I drew over half a million lines in the sand (and through the snow into the sand) to highlight the plight of Widows in Iran, and 24 years since the end of what The Gulf War. Now I want you to draw your "line in the sand" literally, artistically, metaphorically, in the sand, on paper, in the air, or in whateverway you find meaningful.  Then post it to my artistactivist facebook page, to instagram as consciousv, or to twitter @consciousv.

#artistactivist, #consciousv, #linesinthesand

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