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Detail of the installation of textiles, Einheit in der Vielfalt (Unity in Diversity).
The "Africa Ghana" hanging.
Einheit in der Vielfalt (Unity in Diversity) is an installation by Brigitte Schirren, of embroidered cushions filled with sand, silk cloth painted hangings accompanied
with quotations and stylistic influences from places or religions such as:
Tibet, Islam, Srebrenica, India and Indian cultures, Christianity, Bahá´í,
Judaism, Ghana, and Australian Aboriginal beliefs. The diverse cushions and
hangings are a unit intended to reflect the diversity of religions and
preciousness of the cultures of the world.
She was born near Berlin in 1932
and after an apprenticeship as a weaver, studied at the School of Arts and
Crafts in Berlin.
Arts Dialogue, Dintel 20, NL 7333 MC, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands