Saturday, March 17, 2007
Daniel Heyman, Abu Ghraib, Part 1
Artist, Daniel Heyman, flew to the Middle East to witness and record the testimony of former victims of torture at Abu Ghraib through his artwork.
Attorney Susan Burke and a number of other concerned Americans have brought a suit against those responsible for the horror at Abu Ghraib. The torture isn't over and the story isn't over for the victims.
Jacqueline van Rhyn, the curator of an exhibition of Daniel's work at the Print Center, takes us through the show.
Friday, April 06, 2007
Daniel Heyman, Abu Ghraib, Part 2
Shelley Langdale, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art delves deep into the details of Daniel's work and gives us insight into what she feels makes this work so powerful. She is joined by Jacqueline van Rhyn, curator for an exhibition currently at the Print Center that features Daniel's prints and pages from his new book. An amazing stenciled artwork covers the entire floor of the gallery.
Attorney Susan Burke talks about the current situation concerning torture by this administration.
Above, "I am a Sunni" by Daniel Heyman. Music by Beth Quist and DJ Cary.