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Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You to Survive

Feb 16, 2023–Jul 30, 2023

Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You to Survive explores loss, empathy, and equity through sculpture, video, and socially engaged practices. Grappling with some of the most pressing issues of our time, including police brutality, climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the California-based artist uses her artistic practice as a means to explore and process grief around personal and collective traumas. The resulting works highlight how creative endeavors can facilitate healing and help mourners find meaning in community with one another. Visitors will have the opportunity to reflect on the works on view as well as participate in creating works in real time with the artist, both in the gallery and through public programs. Drawing on Jewish traditions, community practice, and interconnectedness, the exhibition invites visitors to explore installations and sculptural works that plumb the depths of the intimate and universal experiences of grief and regeneration.


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Support for Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You To Survive is generously provided by Grants for the Arts.

Image Credit

Header image: Cara Levine, DIG: A Hole To Put Your Grief In, 2021. Shalom Institute, Malibu, CA. Photo: Nir Yaniv. Courtesy the artist.