Quilting for peace
April 10, 2014 09:59
An expert in Israeli cinema turns her hand to embroidery.
Amy Kronish quilts.
(photo credit:VICTORIA KEZRA)
For the past 10 years, Amy Kronish has made what she calls “coexistence quilts,” combining her own quilting techniques with the hand-sewn embroidery of Beduin and Palestinian women to make meaningful pieces of functional art.She never imagined that quilting would come to obsess her and turn into a political statement.