Quilting for peace

An expert in Israeli cinema turns her hand to embroidery.

Amy Kronish quilts
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.

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