A Story of Their Own: Panorama

A Story of Their Own: Panorama

This images shows the full 43' of the mural.

A Story of Their Own: Bay One

A Story of Their Own: Bay One

Bay One begins the narrative of the story of the refugees in A Story of Their Own.   It shows a shadow man entering the bay from the left to join the moving procession of figures.  The large faces of the children remind us of the humanity of the anonymous shadow figures.  This bay is 10' high and 13' wide.
 

A Story of Their Own: Bay 2

A Story of Their Own: Bay 2

Bay 2 continues of the narrative begun in Bay 1. The large faces are impossible to ignore.  The figures in this bay represent the refugees on their trek through Europe but could also be construed as all of us walking by the faces , ignoring their horrific plight. The overall size of Bay 2 is 10' high x 17' long. 

A Story of Their Own: Bay Three

A Story of Their Own: Bay Three

Bay 3 centers on one young man's face. The dark, deep gashes of charcoal represent his shattered life and the diagonal lines suggests the rupture in his life's trajectory. The exit of the two shadow men on the right signals the end of the mural's narrative. Bay 3 is 10' high x 13' wide.

 

 

 

 Bay one: Close-up of Boy's face

Bay one: Close-up of Boy's face

This image shows the fragmented face of the young boy achievedby the use of charcoal and chalk mixed with water and paint.

Bay 2: Young Girl and Shadow Figures

Bay 2: Young Girl and Shadow Figures

This image shows a young girl with the imprint of shadow figures on her face and body.   

Bay 3: Close-up of Young Man's Face

Bay 3: Close-up of Young Man's Face

This image shows a fragment of a distraught Young Man's face, revealing the anguish detailed by the gestures of chalk and charcoal.