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 fromView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Sep 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Tue)
1710 S Highland Ave., Lombard, IL 60148