Friday, August 5, 2011

Windows and Mirrors | Chicago Artists

AFSC interns Sadaf Ferdowski and Aleia Malculum interviewed artists Andrea Gallagher, John Pitman Weber, Granit Amit, Jessica Munguia, and Lillian Moats at the closing event for Windows and Mirrors in Chicago. Editing help from Aidan Tharp.

The exhibit is now on its way to Atlanta.

It opens Thursday 25 August at the AFSC Georgia Peace Center, 60 Walton Street, NW.

A full list of supporting programming can be found on the calendar and includes an opening reception Saturday, August 27 at AFSC followed by Reflections on War and Peace: a performance museum; and a closing reception at The King Center on Wednesday, September 21 followed by War and the Rise in Violence among Youth, a panel discussion lead by youth.

The primary exhibit featuring twenty-five of the mural like panels will run August 25-September 21 at AFSC's GA Peace Center, Monday - Friday from 12Noon until 5PM and weekends/evenings by appointment. In order to provide access to the exhibit for diverse communities in the metropolitan Atlanta area, AFSC's GA Peace Center exhibit will be supported with smaller exhibits at five community locations listed below.

• August 25-September 21, ten panels will be on exhibit at Emory University Center for Ethics.

• August 25 through September 21, the twenty-five piece replica exhibit will show at the Clarkston Community Center.

• August 25-September 21, three panels will be on display at The Friends School of Atlanta in the anteroom to the gym and in the main building.

• September 1-24, the 15 drawings by Afghan youth images about living with war collected from Afghan schoolchildren will show at WonderRoot alongside art works in multiple mediums created by refugee children living in the metropolitan Atlanta area.

• September 12-21, seven of the panels will be on exhibit in the atrium at The King Center in Freedom Hall.

AFSC’s Atlanta partners include Alternate ROOTS, Arab Spring Committee, Atlanta Friends Meeting, Atlanta Grandmothers for Peace, Clarkston Community Center, Emory University Center for Ethics, Friends School of Atlanta, Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition/Atlanta, Georgia WAND, The King Center, Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialist of America, Performing Artists for Nuclear Disarmament, WonderRoot, and Women Watch Afrika.

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