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Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

October 3, 2011

I created this painting for the Windows and Mirrors exhibit that has traveled the US which has provided an environment to discuss the human cost of the war in Afghanistan.  I admire the American Friends Service Committee for their dedication to peace and the way they have integrated the arts in their outreach and education. It has now come to the Bay Area and there are events listed below.

http://windowsandmirrors.org/

Windows and Mirrors:  Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

 University of San Francisco                               

2130 Fulton St. (MUNI buses 5, 21 and 31)        

San Francisco, CA                                                        

Thursday October 6,  2011   5 – 8 pm                          

Opening at Kalmanovitz Hall, USF
Interfaith Prayer Vigil – 5 pm
Reception following at
McLaren Conference Center Room 251                 

 Thursday October 13, 7 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Counter-terrorism to Counter-insurgency and After:
Exit Strategies for Afghanistan
McLaren Conference Center, Room 252                                                      

Keally D. McBride – Assoc. Professor of Politics, Chair of
Peace and Justice Studies, USF and Matt Southworth IVAW
President of DC Chapter and Friends Comm. On National Legislation 

Thursday – October 20   7 pm                                                                                         

Institution Building and Civil Society
Maraschi Hall Fromm Hall                                                                                                     

USF
Featuring Suraya Sadeed – Help the Afghan Children, Peter Lems,
American Friends Service Committee and Dr. Stephen Zunes, USF
Co-sponsored by afghans for Afghans    

 

Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California

1433 Madison St. (between 14th and 15th St, near 12th St. BART)

Oakland, CA

 Saturday October 15, 2011  5-7 pm           

Opening with Afghan food, music and panel discussion
Featuring Matt Southworth – IVAW and Friends Committee on National Legislation

 Saturday – October 22    7 pm                                                                                                                                                  

Afghan Response to the War
Suraya Sadeed from Help  the Afghan Children and Peter Lems, AFSC
Co-sponsored by afghans for Afghans    

 Saturday – October 29th  5 – 9 pm

Closing –  Art in Action from Afghanistan to the Bay Area: youth activists/artists

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 19, 2011 7:26 pm

    I am a Palo Alto artist who has seen both your Windows and Mirrors banner and the mural at 101 Hyde St. (a post office we are trying to save so the homeless can have general delivery or PO boxes), and they are tops!

    I am also a long-time Quaker, and love the uses to which you put your talent.

    Trudy Myrrh Reagan
    http://www.myrrh-art.com

    • October 21, 2011 5:27 pm

      Thanks Gertrude for your support for the postoffice and my work!

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