Afghan Civilian Mural Project Panel

Lessons learned from Iraq that can Speed the Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Peter Lems, American Friends Service Committee Program Director for Iraq and Afghanistan will look at the impact of the troop withdrawal from Iraq, our responsibilities to acknowledge the damage, and lessons learned for the peace movement.  How can we then use those lessons learned to speed-up the removal of US troops and bases from Afghanistan.

 

 

 

 

Disarming Words: poetry reading

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

 

Windows and Mirrors in Oakland

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 5:00pm - Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 8:00pm

WINDOWS AND MIRRORS: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

is a traveling exhibit that makes a powerful statement on a nearly invisible reality.  The 28 panels created by international and US artists and 20 drawings by Afghan students help us imagine the experience of Afghan civilians – from death and destruction to hopes for peace. www.windowsandmirrors.org


Windows and Mirrors in San Francisco

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 5:00pm - Friday, October 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

WINDOWS AND MIRRORS: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan is a traveling exhibit that makes a powerful statement on a nearly invisible reality. The 18 panels created by international and US artists help us imagine the experience of Afghan civilians – from death and destruction to hopes for peace.

KC AFSC Anti-War Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

KC Anti-war

Mural image from Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

Meeting participantswill help organize actions to mark the 10th Anniversary of 9-11; campaigns to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and  plan for the Kansas City exhibition Windows & Mirrors Afghan Mural exhibit and related activities.

Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:00pm - Friday, June 24, 2011 - 9:00pm

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, June 3
5pm-9pm
Music from Afghanistan and the region provided by DJ Kyle Long of Cultural Cannibals. Refreshments provided by Earth House Cafe.

Windows and Mirrors is a travelling mural exhibit that makes a powerful statement on a nearly invisible reality.

Windows and Mirrors Los Angeles Opening Reception

Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Windows and Mirrors is  a national traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to view visually stunning depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

Guest Speaker: Tom Hayden, author and activist, a leading voice for ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

There will also be Afghan music, crafts, food, and a mural art demonstration.

Ending the War in Afghanistan

This presentation from the Windows and Mirrors exhibit in Philadelphia was the first in a series of events related to the exhibit.  AFSC hopes to stimulate dialogue about the costs of the war in an effort to get Americans to push for peace in Afghanistan, and to resist future wars.

The main presentators were Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies, and Oskar Castro from AFSC. 

Parital list of Afghan deaths

The names of 127 Afghan civilians who have died in the war in Afghanistan.  For use at events.

Philadelphia Windows and Mirrors Exhibit

Thursday, October 7, 2010 (All day) - Sunday, November 7, 2010 (All day)


Windows and Mirrors
 is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

Pictures from opening reception available on Flickr

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