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, August 28, 2009

Emily Jacir

Emily Jacir's work is conceptually clear and politically moving. Check it out.

Link to Emily Jacir's Wikipedia entry:
Note that her 2009 entry to the Venice Biennale was denied at the last moment by unknown outside influences.

A commemorative refugee tent:
Link to Emily Jacir's 418 Villages That Were Destroyed, Depopulated and Occupied by Israel in 1948:

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