Transformation through the Arts
“Art has great potential for changing the world and improving people's lives, partly because it can nurture a degree of trust …. And it can bring about not only the potential for feeling, but also for acting."
OLAFUR ELIASSON is an Icelandic–Danish artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer’s experience.
For the first time, all our artistic initiatives this year will be related to caring for the environment. Our 2021 theme, "SACRED EARTH: Restoring the World through the Arts," reflects the urgent need to confront and address climate change and our relationship with the earth.
The next venue for our Abraham: Out of One, Many exhibition is the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford from October 5 - November 16, 2021. More details and tour dates can be found here.
"Checking In" BLOG: In our latest post, we talk to Sherif Dhaimish about his late father's legacy, the Libyan satirist and artist Hassan "Alsatoor" Dhaimish, who promoted human and civil rights in Libya, through the arts, during the Gaddafi regime.
THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY awarded the Hubert Walter Award for Reconciliation and Interfaith Cooperation to CARAVAN's Founding President, Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler.
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