Windows and Mirrors

WFMJ(Ohio).com: Philly art show opens on anniversary of Afghan war

An art exhibit in Philadelphia is commemorating the ninth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.

The Windows and Mirrors exhibit opens Thursday at the Arch Street Meeting House. It features works from artists in the U.S. and France.

The show consists of 45 hanging panels memorializing Afghan civilian casualties. The show also includes drawings collected from Afghan high school students about their daily lives.

Windows and Mirrors: Action Toolkit

A digital toolkit to help you take action after seeing the Windows and Mirrors exhibit.

Windows and Mirrors interview on Clear Channel

The AFSC’s Mary Zerkel and Alexis Moore discuss  “Windows and Mirrors”  on “What’s Going On,” which airs on Q102, Radio 104.5 and My 106.1, and on “Insight,” which airs on WDAS FM and Power 99.

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Windows and Mirrors interview on Clear Channel

The AFSC’s national coordinator of “Windows and Mirrors,” Mary Zerkel, and a Philadelphia artist, Ann Northrup, discuss the exhibit, which launches its tour in Philadelphia on October 7, on Clear Channel radio’s community forum program. 

Phila Tribune: Exhibit memorializes Afghan civilian casualties

On the ninth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, the national tour of an art exhibit memorializing Afghan civilian casualties will premiere in Philadelphia this month. “Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan” opens on Thursday, Oct. 7, at Arch Street Meeting House, 4th and Arch streets. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization dedicated to peace and nonviolence, sponsors the free exhibit.

Los Angeles Windows and Mirrors Exhibit

Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 7:00pm - Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 10:00pm

Windows and Mirrors is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

The exhibit includes 45 unique 4-foot by 6-foot panels created by artists memorializing Afghan civilian casualties, alongside images about living with war collected from Afghan schoolchildren.

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