The Kite for Peace is a collaborative artwork created during the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts's Nuit Blanche event, Re-Imagine: Constructing Peace Interventions, by graduate students in the Department of Art Education and more than fifty visitors.
A vitrine display about the project’s planning and implemention is also on display.
Particpating artists include: Ann-Lisa Kissi, Amina Jalabi, BJ McCarville, Christine Suarez, Claudia Laurin, Emanuelle Dufour, Emma Harake, Jacob Le Gallais, Julie Etheridge, Lea Kabiljo, Leigh Cline, Luminita Paun, Melissa Tamporello, Sergio Lugo, Tal-Or Ben-Choreen, and course instructor Kathleen Vaughan.
The course was made possible by Curriculum Innovation Funding and other financial support from the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs, Concordia University.
Images: Kite for Peace (2016), a collaborative artwork taking the form of a box kite, paint, ink and textile appliqué on muslin over a wooden frame, 72 inches by 18 inches by 18 inches, plus textile assemblage tail.