Peace Billboards on Memorial Day
Tomorrow, Memorial Day (May 26, 2008) ten unique billboards will go up in San Francisco.
10 Visual artists from 10 member states of the United Nations were asked to imagine what peace looks like, from their unique cultural perspectives.The artists are:
Betty Nobue Kano - Japan
Clinton Fein - South Africa
Igor Yusev - Ukraine
Jamyong Singye - Tibet
Rafael Trellis - Puerto Rico
Richard Kamler - USA
Taraneh Hemami - Iran
Tonel - Cuba
Uzi Broshi - Israel
Victor Cargagena - El Salvador
If you're in the Bay Area you can take a special tour tomorrow of these 10 billboards:
Free billboard bus tour begins May 26 at 10am from UCSF at Golden Gate and Parker, returning at 2pm for a reception at Handlery Room at Lone Mountain College.The exhibitions runs until June 22, 2008. Here's a link to the project website (there's a map showing the location of each billboard.)
Admission Free. RSVP required 415-422-2697.
The aim of this project is to incite members of our community to imagine for themselves their own vision of peace. Because if we cannot first imagine peace, we may never make it so. Source
Please respect the work of the artists you see here and be sure to credit them when you share their artwork with others.
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