The Memory Project
featuring the works of Roz Jacobs and Laurie Weisman
May 17, 2015 - August 16, 2015
Artists Roz Jacobs and Laurie Weisman collaborate to bring viewers inside the creative process and into the memories of a Holocaust survivor. The exhibit interweaves a Holocaust survivor’s story of the brother she lost with images of her daughter’s painted portraits of that boy. The nine portraits, adjacent to the videos, enable viewers to shift back and forth from witness to audience. Larger-scale portraits and wall panels continue the excavation of the visual, historical and emotional realities of loss, trauma and transformation. Weisman states, “For me, this project is a way to connect people to history and to each other’s humanity. It’s my hope that compassion grows from connection and understanding.”
For more information on the Memory Project, visit memoryprojectproductions.com
featuring the work of Linda Soberman
May 17, 2015 - October 11, 2015
Linda Soberman's The Empty Chairs speaks powerfully to contemporary concerns of human freedom, tolerance and indifference. Soberman uses the narrative of presence and absence and the commonality of loss as a metaphor in awakening our consciousness by questioning social and political values. Miniature steel chairs cascade from the ceiling hanging tenuously by an invisible thread. Attached are transparent faces of women who no longer sit at our table; victims of mass atrocities.
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A photo exhibition by Mark A. Lit
On view until August 30, 2015
Inspired by a need to understand the confusing and prevalent antisemitism in Poland, a land described by photographer Mark A. Lit as "pretty much void of Jews," Why Some seeks to answer the ever-present question of why some survived and some did not. It is a collection of stark and poignant present-day photographs of Poland including images from Warsaw, Krakow, Auschwitz, Birkenau and Madjanek.