Please join me for a year-long journey
to “Sanctuary,” my 2019 series.
This one is different.
Previous shows had individual pieces.
Now a single 40-foot installation
will arise from many components.
Refugees seeking sanctuary compel this work.
The 2 and 3-dimensional figures
with their rough harvest sacks
will extend from the wall
on canvas draped ceiling to floor.
Moving along the wall,
the effect is immersion
as witnesses to the journey,
and also as seekers
as we walk beside the travelers.
The installation will hang in layers.
Furthest back are small silhouettes
peeking out at the top.
In front on the bottom
are the largest figures like
“Meditation on a Bird’s Nest.”
Each month I’ll post more
as they evolve to 20 or more figures
each carrying their valuables
— a honeycomb, a nest, a doll, a bowl –
to wherever they will find sanctuary.