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Collaboration is the basis for anti-violence project, One Year, at the Rotunda

Collaboration is the basis for anti-violence project, One Year, at the Rotunda

From The Artblog, Review by

September 16, 2013

—>Rachel’s post delves into a year-long anti-violence project in which artists of MamaCITA collective collaborated with Mothers in Charge to create a project to memorialize the deaths by homicide in Philadelphia in 2012. –the artblog editors——————–>

The twisted-wire vessels — 331 of them — are suspended from metal rods, with their shadows projected onto streams of white cloth behind them that cascade to the floor. The vessels’ dark wires create linear journeys of angles, curves, hurdles and loops, manifesting into intricate casings of sculptural form. Three hundred and thirty-one documented homicides took place in Philadelphia in 2012; 331 lives were lost. Three hundred and thirty-one people became a statistic.

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