The 9/11 Table of Silence Project

spectrummagazine.org | 9/11/2017 | Staff
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On September 11, 2017, the seventh annual 9/11 Table of Silence Project Memorial Tribute took place on the Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center in New York City. Over 100 dancers participated in the performance this year.

Since the inaugural tribute on September 11, 2011 (the 10th anniversary of 9/11), over 1,000 dancers, musicians, and volunteers have participated, and more than 60,000 households in 121 countries have viewed the annual livestream video of the performance.

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The Table of Silence Project's website describes this initiative as, "a multi-cultural prayer for peace, realized through a transcendent ceremony for 100 dancers swathed in white, that carries out the vision of choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi and artist Rossella Vasta. The site-specific work is titled after Vasta’s installation of 100 terracotta plates arranged around a symbolic banquet table uniting humanity. Buglisi transforms the concept into a moving meditation, a poetic call for tolerance and peace in our world."

In 2014, the Table of...
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