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

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Widowsweave Schedule

Raw Space
1104 S. Wabash Ave
2nd Floor

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm   Sat 12pm-5pm
April 23-May 14

Opening Reception:
Friday, April 23   5-7pm

Mission Accomplished
7th Anniversary

April 30th 5:15-6:45
Panel Discussion:
Women Artists in Muslim Society
Morehshin Allahyari, Hale Ekinci, Rabbya Naseer, Renee Tadros
Intoduction: Melissa Potter

May 1st
3:30 Ande Welling of Core Project-
Dance Response
3:45 Peace to Iraq
Ceremonial Response
4:00 Jaber Alturfee - Human Rights Worker
Spoken Response (in Arabic & English)
4:30 Water for Widows
Symbolic Response

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