21c Museum Hotel unveils interactive art installation

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Unlearn Fear + Hate, 21C Museum Hotel
Unlearn Fear + Hate public art installation, created by Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova (photo Courtesy: 21c Museum Hotel Lexington)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Thursday 21c Museum Hotel Lexington unveiled an interactive public artwork installation by Lexington-based artists Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova.

Called “Unlearn Fear + Hate,” the four-foot-wide stainless-steel halo is mounted on the Upper Street side of 21c Lexington.  The creators say the piece is an expression of their belief that fear and hate can be unlearned.

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The project calls on the community to start taking photographs in front of the halo, as a form of “visual petition” to leave destructive beliefs behind.  The artists hope that as more photographs are taken and shared, a civic dialogue will be fostered.