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Thoughts in Passing

Thoughts in Passing

Apr 9, 2019-- Artist Claudia Bicen spent two years meeting with, interviewing and drawing nine individuals approaching the ends of their lives. Through interviews, portraits and ultimately videos of their conversations, she sought to answer the question, "How should I live?" Her intent was also to "shine a light onto the darkness that covers death and dying in our culture and in doing so take away some of the fear surrounds it." What she learned was to be more compassionate, kinder, more accepting of herself. She believes if we "sit with the messages" written on each person's clothing and that of the portraits and interviews, we will find ourselves "living more deeply." (9320 reads)


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