Poetry is far more important to Iranians than most can imagine here in the U.S. It is a means of expression that covers everything from the most compelling political issues to the simplicity of everyday life.
The gap between perception and experience greatly impacts our ability to relate to people, thus making it easy to exclude Others.
David Wakstein is a notable artist, curator, community activist… and a total kid at heart. In speaking of his close friends Sasha Serber and Gal Weinstein, both artists participating in Spring, 2012, who are nearly 20 years his junior, he says: “I am the child amongst them.”