We came across your website, and being both bereaved siblings, we?
would like to share our project with you. We are writing to tell you?
about Collecting Loss: Weaving Threads of Memory?
(www.collectingloss.com), a community arts project which involves?
collecting clothing that belonged to people who have died and?
collecting the story this clothing evokes from those who loved them.
We are asking for your help to reach people who have experienced the?
death of a loved one. We are in the gathering phase of Collecting Loss?
and need the donations of clothing and story from as many bereaved?
people as possible by June 30, 2007.
Donated clothing and stories will become part of a public art exhibit?
that will share, within a community setting, the often private?
experiences of losing someone we love.
This project is reliant on these contributions. Please pass this link on:
www.collectingloss.com. If you would like print materials or wish to?
speak to us
directly, please contact us at [email protected] or?
Collecting Loss grows out of our personal experiences of loss and we?
wish to create a living, breathing public art memorial that honours?
those who have died and the living who
With heartfelt gratitude,
Karen Haffey & Esther Kalaba
Collecting Loss: Weaving Threads of Memory
…a community-based art project about gathering and sharing stories?
through the clothing of our loved ones who have died…
This project is supported by Canada Council for the Arts.