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Renowned Swiss Artist Gerry Hofstetter Illuminates Washington National Cathedral for Unity and Asks the Country, World to Join Together!
Swiss lighting artist Gerry Hofstetter projected images ranging from abstracts of the Cathedral's stained glass windows to faces of people of all races onto Washington National Cathedral as a call for national and global unity in a project entitled "Lighting to Unite."
From sunset to midnight on three evenings, May 9-11, the Cathedral's south and west sides with be illuminated in celebration of the Cathedral's centennial, illustrating its mission of reconciliation and spotlighting its role as a spiritual beacon for the nation.
"Light is one our most powerful symbols—evoking a sense of possibility and new life. For three nights, illumination artist Gerry Hofstetter will light up the Cathedral against the night sky of Washington, D.C. with images that speak of unity and reconciliation," said Cathedral Dean Sam Lloyd. "My hope is that everyone who experiences the brilliantly lit Cathedral, either online or in-person, will catch a glimpse of human oneness and harmony and be inspired to build bridges of understanding."
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