Those Who Bear Witness
opening reception: Friday, September 6, 7 to 10pm
exhibition: September 6 through October 12, 2013
October First Friday Artwalk: Friday, October 4, 7 to 11pm
Each individual is gifted with a life that bears witness. Our lives, an archive of personal and collective memory, serve as a testimony to historic and current events. Exhibition curated by artist and sculptor Guy Pederson.
Haunting figurative sculptures that appear to interact with visitors and with each other.
Photographic details and landscapes that provide a context and environment for the sculptural forms.
A large photographic triptych which includes a representation of the Berlin memorial to the Holocaust.
An interactive conceptual “Tree of Life” where visitors are invited to bear witness.
At the Opening Reception: Wendy Cilman, cellist
Wendy Cilman is a cellist and an arts administrator. She teaches in her home in Oakland and in schools throughout the Bay Area. She has been called “An Ambassador of Cello” and loves sharing her passion for this beautiful instrument. In 2009 she created the Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival (BAYOF) which has raised over $80,000 for homeless youth and received critical acclaim. BAYOF is presented bi-annually by San Francisco Symphony.