Exhibits

Each of the following exhibits contain works by artists who have chosen artistic expression as their chosen form of healing and/or an opportunity to address issues which are often understated in our society. While some exhibit themes will give priority to survivor art, others will identify and invite specific advocate input. 

Exposiciones

El propósito de esta galería es de ofrecerles a todos la oportunidad de ver, escuchar y sentir los mensajes de otros. Todas las imagines incluidas en este sitio han sido creadas por personas que creen en el poder curativo y el empoderamiento a través del arte. Ya sea artistas sobrevivientes o personas quienes abogan a su favor, ellas y ellos están compartiendo sus historias y sanando a sus almas.

 

 
Artesanando - The Healing Power of Art 2005  
A selection of art pieces created by survivors, victim advocates, and artists from throughout the U.S. These works are visual testaments to the pain, anger, strength, and resilience of survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.
Various Artists

 

Corazón Lastimado: Healing the Wounded Heart 2003   
A selection wooden hearts made by survivors, victim advocates, and artists from throughout the U.S. These works are visual testaments to the pain, anger, strength, and resilience of survivors of sexual assault.
Various Artists
Wounded Boys - Courageous Men 2002
This exhibition is dedicated to survivors of institutionalized child abuse and includes a selection of photographs of former wards from two Catholic operated reform institutions for boys who have come forward with stories of horrendous abuse. This is the largest sexual abuse case known in Canadian history.
E. Jane Mundy
http://www3.sympatico.ca/ejmundy/
 
Corazón Lastimado: Healing the Wounded Heart 2002     
A selection of over 60 wooden hearts made by survivors, victim advocates, and artists from throughout the U.S. and Latin America. These works are visual testaments to the pain, anger, strength, and resilience of survivors of sexual assault.
Various Artists
Exposición Corazon Lastimado: Healing the Wounded Heart en español
Faces of Rape and Sexual Abuse 2002 
Reveals the inner strength of women and men who have been put to the ultimate trial of their lives. Despite being victimized, many are determined to make it through. Most, including me, are still in the healing process. Survivors may never overcome the violent event completely, but life goes on. We have to move on.
Nobuko Oyabu
http://www.nobukoonline.com
A Dress Speaks: Confronting Intimate Violence 2001    
A unique way to take staggering statistics and turn them into a powerful visual statement. The dresses, created under artistic and therapeutic supervision, tell the symbolic stories of nine women's search for expression.
Opening Closed Doors
http://www.openingcloseddoors.org
Day of the Dead 2001    
Typically, the first two days of November mark the annual Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead celebration, a ritual which dates back to pre-Colombian times when the Aztecs and Mayans took time to honor the intimate connection between life and death. This holiday represents a rich blend of Catholic and indigenous traditions and is a celebration for both the living and the dead.
Arte Sana
Solidarity and Respect 2001    
Mariel Bianco's artwork was originally entered in the first V-Day  STOP RAPE contest sponsored by Equality Now.  Five of these images were presented during the V-Day STOP RAPE recognition ceremony that took place in New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Mariel Bianco
Casa de la Mujer - Argentina

 

ADVISORY

Due to the nature of the themes that we cover and the issues that we address, some of the artwork displayed may be explicit, disturbing, and potentially triggering for some people.
 
Arte Sana is not affiliated and does not necessarily endorse any artist featured on this site.
 
Arte Sana is not responsible for the content of an individual's work or related site.
 
The artwork featured on this site does not necessarily reflect our views, we simply provide the forum.

 

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