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Berit Engan: 1000 Jewish Tapestries Pesented by Illinois Prairie Weavers

Presented by Illinois Prairie Weavers Guild at Congregation Etz Chaim, Lombard IL

Sep 13 2022
Berit Engan: 1000 Jewish Tapestries Pesented by Illinois Prairie Weavers

Weaving in the centuries old tradition of expounding on Jewish texts.

Berit began weaving as a child in Norway and now practices this ancient craft in the centuries-old tradition of expounding on Jewish texts. Her ongoing project, "WEFT and DRASH – A Thousand Jewish Tapestries," begun in 2007, consists to date of about 640 pieces. She compares her small-scale, linen-yarn tapestries to Japanese Haiku: formally constrained by a miniature size, imagistic and focused, yet allusive.

Living and working in Oak Park, Berit proudly combines different traditions from

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is free; Covid precautions enforced. Please see our website for more information.

IPWG members only for Zoom meeting viewing.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • And before the blind you shall not put a stumbling block (Lev. 19:14)

LOCATION

Congregation Etz Chaim

1710 S Highland Ave., Lombard, IL 60148

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