MEMORIAL LIGHT SCULPTURE: Soloway Jewish Community Centre, Ottawa.
Commissioned by the Ottawa Shoah (Holocaust) Committee, the MEMORIAL LIGHT evokes an immediate emotional response.
Embedded with handcrafted ashes, coloured flames, and twisted barbed wire, the six thick panels of handcrafted cast glass art is nestled atop handcut black flame tiles and topped with flaming and transparent candleholders. Fine light-blue glass lines suggest hope and honours Survivors of The Shoah.
The MEMORIAL LIGHT SCULPTURE is the functional centrepiece of the annual Shoah Commemoration Ceremony. The sculpture is on permanent public display throughout the year at the Greenberg Families Library.
This STUNNING piece of ART and SYMBOLISM…