Art & Literature

Sarah Cohen’s Bullet Chair and the Art of Escaping a Bullet

By July 12, 2018 No Comments

How to war escape war and suffering? Finding peace begins with the space you create for it.

Finding peace within yourself seems easy if you’ve never experienced the ravages of war and great human suffering. New WS writer Ava Homa recently shared her horrific journey from the war between Iraq and Iran, and the philosophical underpinnings of suffering.

This trading card shows an artfully constructed chair that is part of a 2003 furniture series made by Cambodian artist, Sasha Cohen. It is made out of bullets and emphasizes the brutal reality of how pervasive war is in our world and our homes.

As fallible humans, it’s impossible to escape conflict, whether its familial, community-based or national.  So escape artist Darlene Dietrich provides the perfect metaphorical illustration for what it takes to escape a bullet. Darlene is a performance artist able to catch a .22 bullet from a gun.

Rose McInerney

Author Rose McInerney

Rose combines her love of all things artfully-designed to connect women to a shared community of learning and a richer, more fulfilled self. As a passionate storyteller, published writer, and international traveler, Rose believes women can build a better world through powerful storytelling.

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