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For Immediate Release
August 16, 2012

Wall for Peace 2011 Sculpture On Display at
Washington Dulles International Airport

New Artwork Aims to Encourage Peace and Tolerance Among All People

As part of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Arts Program, Washington Dulles International recently unveiled DC-based artist Anil Revri’s Wall for Peace 2011 sculpture in Concourse A/B. The placement of this sculpture enhances the Airports existing artwork and adds to the enjoyment of millions of passengers as they travel through Dulles Airport, a hub of international activity.

Media will get a first-look at Wall for Peace 2011 and discuss its creation with the artist on August 22.

What: Photo Op with Anil Revri and Wall for Peace 2011

When:  Wednesday, August 22, 2012
             Media Check-In: 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
             Sculpture viewing and interviews from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
             RSVP to Kimberly.Gibbs@mwaa.com no later than August 21.
             Media should provide name, date of birth and news organization. Meeting
             location details will be provided following RSVP.

Who:  Anil Revri, Wall for Peace 2011 artist
           Margaret Bishop, Airports Authority Community Relations Manager
           Todd Sheller, Dulles International Airport Executive Staff
           Richard Turner, Dulles International Airport Architect

Why:  Artist interview and viewing of Wall for Peace 2011 in Concourse A/B

Wall for Peace 2011 on display until March 2013, is 7 feet long, 6 ½ feet high, free-standing rectangular sculpture that features a four-sided LED screen that displays English translations of scriptures related to peace from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism. Rays of light emanating from the unit are projected onto the viewers as they walk around the work.

For more information about the Wall for Peace 2011 or its artist Anil Revri, visit the “What’s New?” section at mwaa.com or anilrevri.com.