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Connected by Glass: Vanessa German

Vanessa German is a sculptor, poet, and performance artist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She uses mixed-media, found objects and sometimes blown glass in sculptures that celebrate the resiliency of Black people in the face of anti-Black violence. In April 2021, Ennion members were invited to this talk to hear from artist Vanessa German, whose work The Walker; for how to honor the price of compassion—how not to die of lies ( was recently acquired by the Museum with support from The Ennion Acquisition Fund. About Ennion Ennion is an unparalleled cultural network, whose members play a crucial role in ensuring the Museum’s ability to fulfill its mission—to inspire all to see glass in a new light. Ennion members gain access to the cutting edge of glass art, history, innovation, and scholarship, by engaging in a dynamic creative exchange with leaders in the field of glass. Learn more about membership or join Ennion at Subscribe to our channel to be notified of new live streams and videos About Connected by Glass Glass is all around us, working hard to enrich our lives. It’s so easy to look through glass, but we rarely pause to look at it. The Connected By Glass live streamed series features Museum experts and special guests who share their insights into a range of topics, allowing us to discover all the unexpected ways that we are connected by glass. The live series focuses on topics including glass used in science and innovation, entertainment, industry, design, and more.