Art Memory and Healing
This video presents the panel discussion that followed the Maryland premiere of our 30-minute documentary on the life and fabric art of Holocaust survivor Esther Krinitz. The event took place in the Cultural Arts Center - Montgomery College TPSS Campus in Silver Spring, MD on March 29, 2012.
The discussion focused on art as a means to heal from trauma, and to document/combat injustice. It featured Faye Moskowitz, noted memoirist and professor of literature at GWU; Rachel Cohen, a a clinical psychologist who has worked with refugee trauma victims; Myrna Goldenberg, Holocaust scholar and founding director of the Paul Peck Humanities Institute; and Bernice Steinhardt, Esther Krinitz’s daughter
Click here to learn more about the film and see a preview.
Presented by Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center and Paul Peck Humanities Institute. Organized by Art and Remembrance, with support from the Maryland Humanities Council and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.