Caravan: East and West Journeying Together Through the Arts

Image from 2013 LONDON CARAVAN Exhibition.

Image from 2013 LONDON CARAVAN Exhibition.

Title:  On a Caravan started by Paul-Gordon Chandler

Year created: 2009

Location: Middle East, north Africa

Materials: Various artistic media

What is the piece’s impact? Brings together people of various faiths to consider religious tensions in the region. Art is used as a facilitator to dialogue.

How does this project relate to this change as art? This project “encourages Muslims and Christians to journey together through the Arts…thereby seeing the Arts used to facilitate intercultural and inter-religious dialogue.” (source)

What makes this an artistic project? The Caravan initiative entails developing creative opportunities that highlight Faith and the Arts that bring together Christians and Muslims….from holding exhibitions, seminars, lectures, exchanges, serving as a patron, etc” (source)

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