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

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Women Artists in Muslim Society - Panel Discussion

Women Artists in Muslim Society - Panel Discussion
April 30th 5:15-6:45

Raw Space
1104 S. Wabash, Chicago
2nd Floor 

A Panel Discussion is set, in conjunction with the Widowsweave exhibit for April 30th 5:15-6:45.
Morehshin Alylahyari, Hale Ekinci, Rabbya Naseer & Renee Tadros will discuss internal and external influences on creating art in Muslim societies, their experience in their counties of origin and in the United States. Melissa Potter, Assistant Professor at Columbia College Chicago, will introduce. Kevin Valentine,  project director and creator of Widowsweave and founder of Artistactivist, will moderate. 

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