Buddhist Burial Paper Installation Opening Reception

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Presented by Bihl Haus Arts at Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio TX

Nov 16 2018
Buddhist Burial Paper Installation Opening Reception

The idea behind Kathleen Trenchard’s newest exhibition, “Yearnings: An Intersection of the Trivial and Tragic Planes,” actually began 30 years ago, when she began collecting Buddhist burial papers. Now, the artist wishes to share this little-known tradition with a wider audience.

 

Buddhist burial papers are designed to be burned as a vehicle to reach the afterlife, Trenchard explained. The tradition dates to the Jin Dynasty (200-400 AD). The burning of Joss papers in China is now

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