Louis artist Lindsey Scott created a large scale interactive community
art piece, 'The Unity Web,' to which the audience were able to attach
prayers and/or messages of peace and unity written on ribbons after the
event. In Lindsey's words: On receiving the call for art that celebrates religious diversity, the web of life came to my mind’s eye. "When
we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything
else in the Universe,“ says John Muir. To me, the creation is a
physical invitation to work on our religious togetherness-in-process. You + Me. Self + God. Dark + Light. Known + Unknown.
weavings filled two interconnected circles, a Venn diagram, with the
space between left empty. The mystery, divine silence, inhabits the
void. We ask for divine
surprise to fill this space between and bring together people from all
religious traditions of the world. The ribbons, held in each of our
hands, tied on to stand in for each individual’s commitment to walk into
May the unity web be an image that guides our community to appreciate the beautiful peace weaved together by Arts & Faith St. Louis and the Interfaith Memorial in Music.