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 Part II,  Growing Free.    2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 200 square feet.  “Growing Free,” on the 2nd floor, features images of luminaries and residents associated with Project HOME inset on colorful blooms, emphasizing revitalization.
       
     
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 Part III,  Wishing Wall.   2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 128 square feet.   “Wishing Wall,” in the lobby, provides daily ritual for community members, emphasizing how “an act of love may tip the balance” (Elie Wiesel). Water flows through the central panel, uniting wishes and prayers placed in peripheral cubbies into a communal vessel, hopefully tipping the balance in favor of the community.
       
     
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Fire, Earth, Water

An installation in three parts, located at JBJ Soul Homes. 

Part I, Fire Beacon. 2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 264 square feet.

One of the three works corresponding to the classical elements – water, earth, and fire – installed throughout a building housing formerly homeless, low-income people and families in Philadelphia. “Fire Beacon” is a narrative painted mural featuring a lighted glass mosaic beacon. Swirling air carries a flame of hope past residents, showing the strength and warmth of community.

 

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 Part II,  Growing Free.    2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 200 square feet.  “Growing Free,” on the 2nd floor, features images of luminaries and residents associated with Project HOME inset on colorful blooms, emphasizing revitalization.
       
     

Part II, Growing Free. 

2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 200 square feet.

“Growing Free,” on the 2nd floor, features images of luminaries and residents associated with Project HOME inset on colorful blooms, emphasizing revitalization.

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 Part III,  Wishing Wall.   2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 128 square feet.   “Wishing Wall,” in the lobby, provides daily ritual for community members, emphasizing how “an act of love may tip the balance” (Elie Wiesel). Water flows through the central panel, uniting wishes and prayers placed in peripheral cubbies into a communal vessel, hopefully tipping the balance in favor of the community.
       
     

Part III, Wishing Wall.

2014. Philadelphia, PA. Golden exterior acrylic, non-woven media, custom steel, glass tile, cement, glass, lead, LED lights, laminated glass. 128 square feet.


“Wishing Wall,” in the lobby, provides daily ritual for community members, emphasizing how “an act of love may tip the balance” (Elie Wiesel). Water flows through the central panel, uniting wishes and prayers placed in peripheral cubbies into a communal vessel, hopefully tipping the balance in favor of the community.

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