Sunday, January 8, 2017

DISNEY-BRITTON | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Ernest & Gregory Disney-Britton
Detail of "Ezekiel" (2010) by Laurie Wohl
In this time when politicians and clergy are unable to shape a vision of co-existence between Jews, Muslims, and Christians, we turn to artists. One compelling vision can be experienced in fiber artist Laurie Wohl's "Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory," an exhibition that just opened at the Indiana Interchurch Center. "The catalyst for my current project" according to Wohl, "was the shocking events of September 11, 2001." Laurie Wohl's 18 works of fiber art unweave and intertwine Muslim, Jewish and Christian poetry and spiritual texts from the period of the "Convivencia" in Spain (centuries 8-15). The exhibition continues at Interchurch through January 27 before moving across town to the Jewish Community Center on February 2, 2017.

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