Wings of Witness

 

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JEFFREY SCHRIER

 

UNFINISHED FLIGHT at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

WINGS OF WITNESS / UNFINISHED FLIGHT

assemblage works that confront the tragedy of genocide with hands-on participation


Jeffrey Schrier assembles massive sculptural works configured as shimmering winged forms that are installed in museums, institutions and public spaces. The works utilize 11 million can tabs collected from all fifty states and eight countries by the middle school in Mahomet Illinois, amassed to recognize the number of lives destroyed in the Holocaust. Millions of tabs Schrier additionally acquired numerically reference lives cut short by continuing acts of inhumanity. Through Schrier's programs, over sixty-thousand participants have constructed can tab elements, feather-like structures that Schrier uses as the "clay-like" sculptural material for his immense assemblage works, expressions of hope developing out of tragedy.

 

 

Unfinished Flight 3 

NY Times review, Sunday February 16, 2014, featuring Unfinished Flight at HVCCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wings of Witness at the Holocaust Memorial And Educational Center of Nassau County 

 

 

 


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