“Art is unique in that it can convey tangible things, like feelings and memories and experiences, in a physical piece,” she said. “Then to create them in such a way that other people could engage in the piece and hopefully relate to it.”
“Art helps fight antisemitism because it creates a visual narrative, something for people to discuss that they can see and that they can ask questions about,” Thompson noted. “And maybe it’s easier to ask questions about an art piece, a piece of metal in front of you, than it is to ask somebody about their experience.
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