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Artifacts of Human Trafficking

There are just some things we don’t talk about…

Wilshire Baptist Church presents, 

Artifacts of Human Trafficking  

And you’re so numb by that point, no, not even numb-that’s not the right word, you’re gone, you’re soulless.  They own you, but not just your body, they own who you are, the deepest parts of you. –Anonymous

We invite you to shine a light into the darkness through art as we explore the pervasive sex trafficking industry in the United States through Artifacts of Human Trafficking, an installation created by Austin artist, Amie Stone King, with accompanying juried, 2-D mixed media works from artists around the world based on the themes of desperation, isolation and deceit.

Artifacts opens on April 3, 2018, and runs until May 7, 2018. 
Gallery hours are Monday-Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


The show will then travel to Rapha House in Joplin, Mo. 

More About Wilshire Baptist

You are always welcome at Wilshire. Regardless of who you are, where you’re from, what kind of job you have or don’t have, what kind of family you’re from, there’s a place for you in the community of faith at Wilshire. We’re Baptist by tradition, Christian by conviction and ecumenical in spirit. We’re open to all and closed to none.  We’re a church for both the head and the heart, combining passion for the gospel with serious thought about the teachings of the Bible.  wilshirebc.org

More About Amie Stone King
Interested in collage and installation art and trained in drama, King’s works display a certain theatricality, inviting the viewer to not only look but to participate with mind, body and spirit.  King holds a BFA in Theatre and MA in Art Museum Education from the University of Texas at Austin.amiestoneking.com

 

“Art walks a fine line when dealing with a taboo subject.  How do you welcome people into a space, call them to action through emotion and then leave them equipped with the tools needed to be part of the solution?”  –King

Submitted by Amie King. Email: king_m_e@yahoo.com

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