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No. 32 Remembrance

Design: Nira Chorev, Brookline, MA

Mixed media

As a mixed media artist who explores memory and the present, I understand the importance and power of the Tree of Life Project as an Israeli, a Jew, and a mother. This project will be a unique artistic way to show the families, the community, and the world that coming together as a group of artists is the most beautiful way to preserve their memories, a unique way using color. In this piece… I chose an olive tree, sky, water, and glass mosaics, combining these elements gave me the ability to see the light that comes through glass. For me, this represents Hope-even as the work allows viewers to remember the names of the profound and unnecessary loss of eleven individual lives.