The Galleries of the Interchurch Center Present Pause. Remember. Reflect. 9/11 Twenty Years On. Tom Bosket, Bob Gore, Zhen Guo, & Woolpunk ®. On view from September 9 – October 27, 2021.
This exhibition provides viewers with a meditative space and visual framework from which they can pause and reflect on the events of September 11th and the after effects of that day. The four artists in this exhibition were living and working in New York City and Jersey City at the time of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
Tom Bosket’s intuitive work explores issues around PTSD and the continued need to find grounding after trauma. Bob Gore’s keen sensitive eye was busy documenting his experiences on the day of September 11 and those weeks immediately following, capturing the spontaneous memorials and more throughout the city. Zhen Guo’s drawings bring the emotional anguish and physical fear of the events of that day into clear view. And Woolpunk reminds us to hold space for those grieving in the Occulous, a dramatic building and transportation hub which also now houses a mall but was the location of loss and destruction on 9/11. Woolpunk’s installation piece, Walking Palm, serves as a reminder of the resilience of the human heart and our ability to re-root and re-grow after tragedy.
Curated By Jennifer Roberts. Masks, social distancing, and proof of vaccine required.