Heavy

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A black linen shroud has been embellished with tens of thousands of faces. Each face represents ten civilians killed in the Syrian Civil War. For each year of the war,…

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Names Do Hurt Me

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With rising anti-semitism in the world, one is reminded of the childhood taunt "...sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me."  

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A Coat for Chicken Little

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"Chicken Little" is an old children's fable about a chicken who believes that the world is about to end. This coat contains hundreds of contemporary worries that those of us with hysterical…

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Vest of Prayers

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An artistic alternative to the suicide vests terrorists use. This is the Jewish response to violence:  a vest filled with discarded prayer book pages, bound and wrapped. Thousands of pages…

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Red Lines/Green Line

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The Israeli settlements are complicated geographically. The 1948 green Armistice line and the red lines drawn by both sides create dilemmas on the ground. Often the debate is over literal…

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Betrothed to the Land

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A wedding dress into which hundreds of Jerusalem stones have been sewn. The dress expresses the relationship that both Israeli and Palestinian women have to the land, how this stubborn…

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UnWearable Art

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Reflecting the tension within the curatorial world: fine art versus craft, etchings have been deconstructed and re-purposed to make a coat. One can no longer understand the orginal etching image,…

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What Have We Done to Her

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Society today hyper-sexualizes little girls, either by covering them up as if a three year old is a sexual object or the opposite--dressing up little girls to look like grown…

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A Vest for a Child in These Times

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A symbolic vest created during the second Intifada. There was an overwhelming sense of maternal impotence- mothers could not protect their children from random acts of violence and destruction. This vest,…

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Wearing Our Worries

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This could also be  called "The Dress of the Jewish Mother." A housecoat which at first glance appears to be a  simple polka dot dress. Further investigation reveals that it…

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Garments of Reconciliation

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Male/female, Jewish/Palestinian ethnic garments have been appropriated and combined to create a hopeful framework for positive change. Original Palestinian embroideries from various villages were  borrowed from a vendor in the Arab…

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