07. October 2017 - 11:00
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Sanctuary Art Exhibition | The Chapel Fort Mason | Saturday, 07. October 2017

October 07, 2017 – March 11, 2018 at Fort Mason Chapel

This fall, For-Site Foundation in collaboration with ALRUG is blanketing a decommissioned chapel in Fort Mason with prayer rugs designed by 36 contemporary artists, including Ai Weiwei, Diana Al-Hadid, **** Hatoum and Cornelia Parker.The participating artists, from 22 countries, are predominantly Middle Eastern.

The show will feature 36 wool prayer rugs hand-made by master weavers in Lahore, Pakistan, from new designs by 36 artists—many of which are predominantly Muslim—including the Palestinian artist Emily Jacir, the Mexican artist Ana Teresa Fernández and the US artist Hank Willis Thomas.