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UAB DAAH Prayer Flag Project Proposal

in September 2014, students from Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway's Intermediate Sculpture class presented their UAB DAAH Prayer Flag Project installation proposal to a committee of UAB reviewers including Associate Professor of Art History Cathleen Cummings, Campus Architect Chris Faulkner, AEIVA Curator John Fields, DAAH Chair Lauren Lake, and Manager of Campus Services and Grounds Tim Sullivan. Prayer Flags made by participants from across Birmingham, the DAAH, and UAB's College of Arts and Sciences were installed in the AEIVA Sculpture Garden in October 2014 to celebrate the Dalai Lama's visit to Birmingham.

Whisper Away // The UAB DAAH Prayer Flag Project

Inspired by and in collaboration with Birmingham artist Carrie Bloomston’s Happy Flag Project, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History created a community prayer flag installation to celebrate the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham. July - October 2014, the DAAH had collaborated with participants across the UAB campus and throughout Birmingham in making more than 1,000 prayer flags. The large-scale installation, coordinated by Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway's Intermediate Sculpture students, was on exhibit October 20-26, 2014 in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts Sculpture Garden.