The Hankie Project
One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?
When Julie Barratt's father died, she expressed her grief in words and images on a handkerchief.
In 2010, Australian artist and art dealer invited artists of all ages and backgrounds to submit similar handkerchiefs that represented their own responses to death and grief.
In six months, more than 100 works were submitted from more than 12 countries and her project became a sister project to A Book About Death.
The Hankie Project was described by one of the participating artists as an unique opportunity in processing loss.
The All-Star Comedy Explosion
TicketsSat., Apr. 15, 8:00pm
An American in Paris
TicketsTue., Apr. 18, 7:30pm
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
"Grief can often be a very private lonely place, but by inviting every one in to share their stories and experiences, a common art work is produced; and a healing community is created," writes Katka Adams. "I have often felt that our culture and society is now missing a process or way of dealing with our grief."
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