Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain Opening Reception
7201 Rossville Blvd, Baltimore MD, 21237 October 9, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Opening reception for Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain, an exhibition featuring uplifting and life-affirming art alongside words and journal entries which reveal a harrowing darkness: how to reconcile these two internal forces? Exhibiting artists are Elisif Bruun, Emily Holman, Christopher Kojzar, Jonathan P. Maser, and Rob Waalkes. At 6:30pm, remarks by curator Peter Bruun are followed by an invitation from acupuncturist and body worker Rebecca Donnelly to sample an introductory healing experience through needles and touch.
This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain
The theme draws its name from the groundbreaking 1996 book Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, by renowned psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison. The same driving discomfort leading to substance misuse and desperate…