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The hint half guessed, the gift half understood, is Incarnation. T.S. Eliot

Visual meditations

r1.: iThemba (Tower of Hope)

“I wanted Thomas to be able to give a new connotation to the junk he collects, and to his life which it represents. I wanted him to be proud of it,” says South-African street artist r1.

read more r1.: iThemba (Tower of Hope), detail

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The speakers at this event

LAbri for Beginners

What is the role of the Christian artist? Is it not to ‘re-transcendentalise’ the transcendent, to discern what is good in culture, and to subvert what is not with a prophetic voice?

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Exhibitions and events

2016

Here you find a list of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches in the fall and winter. There is also a list of conferences, lectures and events all over the world, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Berenice Rarig: Whispered Prayers

Christian calendar

Advent: Butterfly

In the centre of the painting stands a man with big sensitive hands, on which a small yellow butterfly has descended. Full of attention he looks at this unexpected gift from above, this sign of new life that has come to sit on his fingertips.

read moreAnna Mgaloblishvili: Butterfly, detail

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar. There are also materials about the Old and the New Testament.

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Church of the month

Richard Meier’s Jubilee Church in Rome

During the 1990’s the Vatican commissioned 50 new churches to be built in areas of greater Rome. The last church to be completed has become the most notable for the innovations of Richard Meier. 

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Art and Poetry

Dennis O’Driscoll & David Robinson

Though we rebelled against Him
like adolescents, uplifted to see
an oppressive father banished -
we confess to missing Him at times.

read more David Robinson: Vertical Desire, detail

Art and Music

Gor Chahal: Protest Song, 1998, detail

Gor Chahal & Jan Krist

What makes the abused refuse to back down?
What makes the broken stand their ground?
What is the gift faith receives?
What breaks the hold of brutality?
Hope with its eyes wide open

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In the Spotlight

Kaori Homma: Silent Summer

My current series is born out of my struggle in dealing with the invisible threat in the landscape of the post-2011 Fukushima Nuclear Fallout Disaster.

read more Kaori Homma: Fore Shadowing, detail