snap shots of 9/11 exhibit and remembrance in Asheville

photo by Parris Benight

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by M. Skinner

photo by Vanessa Bell

photo by Parris Benight

‘memory cards’ which are being exchanged nationally prompt and assemble a conversation about the memory of lost lives and changed skyline during the events of September 11, 2001. At the exhibit this emerging collective memorial was unveiled also as an interactive exhibit in which visitors may also contribute. The concept for a later phase of the project is also on display. Thousands of glass plates, inscribed with a written dedication to each victim and an outline of the missing skyline, will populate New York City from anywhere in the city that the towers would have been visible. The project will be assembled online through the thousands of contributions from victims’ loved ones and residents or visitors of New York City.

The exhibit opened on September 11 at 5 Walnut in Asheville and will be on display for 11 days, until the 22nd. You are invited to stop by and reflect and add to the memorial with your own inspiration.